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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population

From: Are associations between home environment and preschool children’s sedentary time influenced by parental educational level in a cross-sectional survey?

  N Percentage Mean (SD)
Children’s gender 863   
Girls 413 48%  
Boys 450 52%  
Children’s age, years 864   4.7 (0.9)
Children’s sedentary time, minutes/hour 743   29.3 (4.5)
Parental educational level 792   
Low (high school, vocational school or less) 232 29%  
Medium (bachelor’s degree or equivalent) 327 41%  
High (master’s degree or higher) 233 29%  
The child lives witha 804   
Both parents 722 90%  
Only with mother 46 6%  
With mother and her new partner 15 2%  
Half time with mother and half time with father 19 2%  
Only with father 1 0.1%  
Respondent of the parental questionnaireb 802   
Mother 707 88%  
Father 95 12%  
  1. SD Standard deviation
  2. aOne child living with other guardians not shown
  3. bFour respondents, who were other guardians, were excluded from the analyses and are not shown