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Table 1 Participant Characteristics and BMI-Z

From: Evaluating dose delivered of a behavioral intervention for childhood obesity prevention: a secondary analysis

 Zero dosea (N = 306)Low dosea (N = 134)High dosea (N = 170)Total (N = 610)
Parent age (years)31.6 (5.8)32.1 (6.5)32.9 (5.9)32.1 (6.0)
Parent ethnicity
 Hispanic Mexican204 (66.7%)71 (53.0%)112 (65.9%)387 (63.4%)
 Hispanic non-Mexican74 (24.2%)50 (37.3%)45 (26.5%)169 (27.7%)
 Non-Hispanic28 (9.2%)13 (9.7%)13 (7.6%)54 (8.9%)
Parent education
 Less than high school192 (62.7%)81 (60.4%)101 (59.4%)374 (61.3%)
 High school or more114 (37.3%)53 (39.6%)69 (40.6%)236 (38.7%)
Parent obesity status
 No185 (60.5%)73 (54.5%)103 (60.6%)361 (59.2%)
 Yes121 (39.5%)61 (45.5%)67 (39.4%)249 (40.8%)
WIC and/or SNAP use
 No31 (10.2%)19 (14.4%)26 (15.3%)76 (12.5%)
 Yes273 (89.8%)113 (85.6%)144 (84.7%)530 (87.5%)
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Child age (years)4.3 (0.9)4.4 (0.9)4.2 (0.9)4.3 (0.9)
Child gender
 Male144 (47.1%)65 (48.5%)85 (50.0%)294 (48.2%)
 Female162 (52.9%)69 (51.5%)85 (50.0%)316 (51.8%)
Child BMI-Z at baseline0.8 (0.5)0.8 (0.5)0.8 (0.5)0.8 (0.5)
Child BMI-Z at 1-year follow-up0.9 (0.7)0.9 (0.7)0.8 (0.7)0.8 (0.7)
 N275109165549
Child BMI-Z at 2-year follow-up1.0 (0.9)1.1 (0.8)0.9 (0.8)1.0 (0.8)
 N266112166544
Child BMI-Z at 3-year follow-up1.3 (1.0)1.4 (1.1)1.2 (1.0)1.3 (1.0)
 N272111165548
  1. a Dose is intensive face-to-face sessions combined with maintenance calls (range: 0–21). Low dose is defined as less than the median number of sessions or calls (1–15) and high dose is defined as the median or more (16–21)