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Table 1 Characteristics of participating parents and their children

From: Variations in perceptions of parenting role related to children’s physical activity and sedentary behaviours – a qualitative study in a Northern European context

Parents n = 41
 Mothers/fathers/couples (n) 21/17/3
 Highest education (n):
  ≤ 9 years (Primary school) 6
  10–12 years ( 3
  > 12 years (University) 29
  Unknown 3
 Housing conditions (n)
  Rental flat 26
  Owned flat 7
  Owned house 5
  Unknown 3
 Region of birth (n)
  Nordic regiona 8
  Europe 3
  Asia 17
  Africa 10
  Unknown 3
Children
 Boys/girls (n) 21/20
 School classes represented 14
  1. a Including Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland