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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the child and parent participants at baseline

From: Reducing screen-time and unhealthy snacking in 9–11 year old children: the Kids FIRST pilot randomised controlled trial

  Study arm
ST and Snacking (n = 21) ST only (n = 25) Snacking only (n = 14) Control (n = 15)
Child sex (N (%))
 Male 10 (47.6) 12 (48) 7 (50) 6 (40)
 Female 11 (52.4) 13 (52) 7 (50) 9 (60)
 Child age (mean, SD) 9.90 (0.53) 9.84 (0.69) 9.86 (0.36) 9.73 (0.46)
  Study arm
ST and Snacking (n = 19) ST only (n = 22) Snacking only (n = 12) Control (n = 12)
Parent sex (N (%))
 Male 3 (15.7) 4 (18.1) 1 (8.3) 2 (16.6)
 Female 16 (84.3) 18 (81.9) 11 (91.7) 10 (83.4)
Parent age (mean, SD) 42.8 (6.41) 41.5 (8.53) 44.3 (2.56) 38.42 (5.43)
Ethnicity (N (%))
 White / White British 18 (94.7) 21 (95.4) 12 (100) 9 (75.0)
 Other 1 (5.3) 1 (4.6) 0 3 (25.0)
Parental marital status (N (%))
 Married 14 (73.7) 18 (81.8) 9 (75.0) 7 (58.3)
 Other 5 (26.3) 4 (18.2) 3 (25.0) 5 (41.7)
Parental education (N (%))
 A-Level or post A-level equivalent 9 (47.3) 8 (36.3) 5 (41.7) 7 (58.3)
 Degree level or above 10 (52.7) 14 (63.7) 7 (58.3) 5 (41.7)
Social status (mean (SD); median = 7) 6.21 (1.44) 6.85 (1.18) 6.92 (1.08) 5.83 (2.04)