TABLE 1

Descriptive Characteristics for Children and Their Mothers (n = 554)

ChildrenMothers
Girls, n (%)284 (51.3)
Age, y, mean (SD)4.1 (0.1)35.2 (3.6)
BMI, mean (SD)16.0 (1.4)26.5 (5.6)
Weight status, n (%)
 Underweight35 (6.3)
 Normal weight443 (80.0)234 (48.2)
 Overweight/obese76 (13.7)252 (51.8)
BMI z score, mean (SD) 0.16 (1.0)
Children at preschool full-time, mean (SD)36 (7.4)
Age mother left full-time education, y, n (%)
 ≤16 164 (31.8)
 17–18185 (35.9)
 >18 167 (32.3)