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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of children

From: Unrestricted prevalence of sedentary behaviors from early childhood

 AllBoyGirlP
N = 480N = 267 (55.62)N = 213 (44.37) 
N(%)N(%)N(%) 
Child age(year)   0.001a
 2–428 (5.8)18 (6.7)10 (4.7) 
 5–11250 (52.1)117 (43.8)133 (62.4) 
 12 above202 (42.1)132 (49.4)70 (32.9) 
 M(SD)10.56 (3.89)11.12 (4.23)9.86 (3.31) 
Grade   0.001a
 Kindergarten80 (16.7)43 (16.1)37 (17.4) 
 Primary195 (40.6)87 (32.6)108 (50.7) 
 High school1133 (27.7)82 (30.7)51 (23.9) 
 High school272 (15.0)55 (20.6)17 (8.0) 
Status of living   0.001a
 Both parent455 (94.8)252 (94.4)203 (96.7) 
 Single parent22 (4.6)15 (5.6)7 (3.3) 
Mother age (year)   0.001a
 34187 (39.0)95 (35.6)92 (44) 
 35–44205 (42.7)105 (93.3)100 (47.8) 
 45–5468 (14.3)54 (20.3)14 (6.7) 
 55 above16 (3.3)13 (4.9)3 (1.4) 
 M(SD)36.92 (8.20)38.19 (8.73)35.30 (7.18) 
Mother Education (year)   0.114a
 0–11179 (37.3)97 (36.3)82 (38.5) 
 12170 (35.4)99 (37.1)71 (33.3) 
 13–1460 (12.3)39 (14.6)21 (9.9) 
 15 and above71 (14.8)32 (12.0)39 (18.3) 
Mother job   0.001a
 Employed70 (14.6)43 (16.1)27 (12,9) 
 Unemployed407 (84.8)224 (83.9)183 (87.1) 
FAS (item)   0.001a
 Low (8–25)144 (30.0)67 (26.9)77 (40.7) 
 Medium(26–42)262 (54.6)160 (64.3)102 (54.0) 
 High(43 and above)32 (6.7.0)22 (8.8)10 (5.3) 
 M(SD)29.54 (8.72)30 (8.0)28 (8.0) 
  1. P P-value, a P-value based on Chi square, b P-value based on t test, M(SD) Mean(Standard Deviation), FAS Family Affluence Scale
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