TABLE 1

Characteristics of 91 5- to 12-Year-Old Children

CharacteristicValue
Age, mean (SD), y8.4 (2.0)
Male, %52
Race/ethnicity, %
    White only5
    Black only33
    Hispanic only39
    Other/mixed22
Spanish speaking, %59
Consumed breakfast before arriving, %39
Presence of television in bedroom, %74
Eat plain cereal at home, %81
    Usually put sugar on plain cereal (of those who eat it)62
Eat sugared cereal at home, %96
    Usually put sugar on sugared cereal (of those who eat it), %28