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Table 1 Sociodemographic details of participants. Adapted from Neuman et al. [22]

From: Childhood memories of food and eating in lower-income families in the United States: a qualitative study

  Parent (n = 22) Grandparent (n = 27)
Mean age (range) 32.2 (22.7–49.5) 56.9 (43.0–77.9)
Sex:
 Female 14 (64%) 21 (78%)
 Male 8 (36%) 6 (22%)
Race / ethnicity
 Euro-American 20 (91%) 23 (84%)
 Native American 1 (4.5%) 0
 Asian American 1 (4.5%) 1 (4%)
 African-American 0 1 (4%)
 Mixed 0 2 (8%)
Highest school grade completed
 High school 18 (82%) 20 (74%)
 College/University 4 (18%) 7 (26%)
Marital status
 Married 6 (27%) 10 (37%)
 Separated 1 (4.5%) 1 (4%)
 Divorced 7 (32%) 14 (51%)
 Single (never married) 7 (32%) 1 (4%)
 Engaged 1 (4.5%) 0
 Widowed 0 1 (4%)
Employment status
 Full time 7 (32%) 8 (30%)
 Part time 4 (18%) 4 (15%)
 Not employed 11 (50%) 15 (55%)
Annual household income
 Less than 14.999 USD 8 (36%) 7 (26%)
 15.000–24.999 USD 6 (27%) 6 (22%)
 25.000–39.999 USD 4 (18%) 6 (22%)
 More than 40.000 USD 4 (18%) 8 (30%)