Table 1

Subject characteristics

n*% (95% CI)/mean (SD)
Obesity (%)194 4238.6 (8.4 to 8.7)
Child’s age, mean194 4239.6 (4.6)
Child’s sex, proportion of girls (%)194 42348.5 (48.2 to 48.7)
Annual household disposable money income (€), mean194 28260 814 (63 618)
Proportion of households with children <14 years of age (%)180 10854.7 (54.5 to 54.9)
Child: municipality class (%)194 423
 City73.8 (73.6 to 74.0)
 Urban15.5 (15.3 to 15.7)
 Rural10.7 (10.6 to 10.9)
Proportion of households with mother (%)194 42397.7 (97.6 to 97.8)
Proportion of households with father (%)194 42381.6 (81.5 to 81.8)
Father’s age, mean168 15641.6 (8.1)
Mother’s age, mean190 95839.2 (7.4)
Father: degree of highest education (%)169 498
 No qualification13.3 (13.2 to 13.5)
 Vocational43.3 (43.1 to 43.6)
 Specialised vocational1.9 (1.8 to 2.0)
 Lowest tertiary6.8 (6.6 to 6.9)
 Bachelor’s degree16.2 (16.1 to 16.4)
 Master’s degree16.3 (16.1 to 16.5)
 Doctor’s degree2.2 (2.1 to 2.2)
Mother: degree of highest education (%)190 967
 No qualification9.4 (9.3 to 9.5)
 Vocational36.0 (35.8 to 36.2)
 Specialised vocational1.1 (1.0 to 1.1)
 Lowest tertiary8.7 (8.5 to 8.8)
 Bachelor’s degree22.1 (21.9 to 22.3)
 Master’s degree21.0 (20.8 to 21.2)
 Doctor’s degree1.8 (1.7 to 1.8)
Proportion of adolescents (aged ≥16 years) in high school (%)21 20541.8 (41.1 to 42.5)
Proportion of adolescents (aged ≥16 years) in vocational school (%)21 20523.9 (23.3 to 24.5)
  • *Total number available for analyses.

  • CI, confidence interval; SD, standard deviation.