Table 2

Select demographic characteristics of mother-child dyads (n = 100)
Median ± SD Range N (%)
Mother age, y 34.5 ± 6.9 20 - 55
Child age, y 8.5 ± 1.3 6 - 11
Mother education, y 9.0 ± 2.5 1 - 16
Household size 6.0 ± 1.5 3 - 10
Children in household 3.5 ± 1.2 1 - 6
Child sex
  Female 31 (62)
Mother country of birth
  Mexico 46 (92)
  USA 4 (8)
Mother race/ethnicity
  Hispanic 16 (32)
  Mexican 34 (68)
Nutrition assistance
  SNAP 44 (88)
  WIC 29 (58)
  School breakfast 48 (96)
  School lunch 29 (58)

Nalty et al.

Nalty et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:15   doi:10.1186/1475–2891-12–15

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