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Table 1 Background characteristics of the participants in the intervention and control groups

From: Relationship between mothers’ enjoyment and sedentary behavior and physical activity of mother–child dyads using a movement-to-music video program: a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial

  Intervention Control Difference between groups, p value
  n mean (SD) / n (%) n mean (SD) / n (%)  
Mothers
 Age (in 2015) 50 36.4 (4.6) 58 38.2 (5.1) 0.059a
 Married or cohabited 50 45 (90.0) 58 58 (100.0) 0.019b
 Number of children 50 2.5 (1.1) 57 2.4 (0.9) 0.88a
 Employment, at work 50 40 (80.0) 58 51 (87.9) 0.30b
 BMI 50 27.1 (5.2) 58 27.5 (5.3) 0.80a
 Perceived health in VAS (0–100) 49 75.9 (16.3) 58 74.1 (13.3) 0.26a
Children
 Age 50 6.6 (0.5) 58 6.5 (0.5) 0.18a
 Gender, girls 50 23 (46.0) 58 34 (58.6) 0.25b
 BMI-for-age 50 22.2 (4.0) 56 22.2 (4.1) 0.84a
 Daycare or preschool 50 47 (94.0) 58 55 (94.8) 1.00b
  1. Data are presented as mean ± standard deviation (SD) or the number of participants (n, %)
  2. a A Mann-Whitney U-test
  3. b A Fisher’s exact test