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Table 5 Parent and adolescent characteristics of latent classes using maximum-probability assignment

From: Patterns of physical activity parenting practices among parent-adolescent dyads who participated in a cross-sectional internet-based study

Characteristic Complete Influencers Facilitating-Modeling Influencers Pressuring-Expecting Influencers Indifferent Influencers
n % n % n % n %
Adolescent age group (12–14 years) 177 61.3 108 41.7 169 62.1 98 33.8
Adolescent age group (15–17 years) 112 38.8 151 58.3 103 37.9 192 66.2
Parent BMI (OwOb)a 154 53.3 128 49.4 175 63.3 182 62.8
Parent BMI (UwHw)a 135 46.7 131 50.6 97 36.7 108 37.2
Adolescent BMI (OwOb)b 77 26.6 40 15.4 105 38.6 57 19.7
Adolescent BMI (UwHw)b 212 73.4 219 84.6 167 61.4 233 80.3
Parent PA-LPA (low) 16 5.5 125 48.3 51 18.8 196 67.6
Parent PA-LPA (high) 273 94.5 134 51.7 221 81.3 94 32.4
Adolescent PA-LPA (low) 29 10.0 113 43.6 184 67.7 230 79.3
Adolescent PA-LPA (high) 260 90.0 146 56.4 88 32.4 60 20.7
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Parent MVPA (minutes/day) 103 111.5 86 65.0 75 65.1 71 65.8
Adolescent MVPA (minutes/day) 116 18.0 110 17.2 111 18.8 101 19.0
  1. BMI body mass index, OwOb overweight/obesity, UwHw underweight/healthy weight, PA-LPA legitimacy of parental authority regarding physical activity, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity
  2. a OwOb defined as BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2; UwHw defined as BMI < 25 kg/m2
  3. b OwOb defined as BMI ≥ 85th percentile; UwHw defined as BMI < 85 percentile