TABLE 1

Baseline Characteristics

CharacteristicsIntervention group, n = 64Control group, n = 68
Demographics
 Age (y), mean (± SD)3.12 (0.19)3.08 (0.12)
 Gender (male), n (%)28 (44)33 (49)
 Attends day care or preschool, n (%)43 (67)53 (78)
 Mother born in Canada, n (%)42 (66)41 (63)
 Mother completed university degree, n (%)52 (81)59 (87)
 Mother employed, n (%)52 (81)53 (78)
Anthropometrics
 BMI,a mean (± SD)16.5 (1.8)15.9 (1.1)
 zBMI,a mean (± SD)0.66 (1.2)0.30 (0.8)
 Mother’s BMI, mean (± SD)22.6 (3.3)22.5 (4.1)
Screen-time factors
 Weekday screen time (minutes per day), median (IQR)60 (40–120)75 (45–150)
 Weekend day screen time (min/d), mean median (IQR)70 (55–130)113 (60–145)
 Number of televisions,a mean (± SD)1.8 (0.8)2.1 (1)
 Number meals with television, mean (± SD)1.9 (1.1)1.9 (1.1)
 Television in the bedroom, n (%)7 (11)2 (3)
 Household screen-time rule, n (%)50 (78)52 (78)
  • a Controls: n = 67.