TABLE 1

Demographic Characteristics of Parents and Children in Family Meals, LIVE!

Value
Parent
 Gender, % (n)
  Female92 (110)
  Male8.3 (10)
 Race, % (n)
  American Indian/Alaskan Native5 (6)
  Asian5 (6)
  Black or African American65 (78)
  White23 (28)
  Mixed/other4 (5)
  Age, mean ± SD, y34.8 ± 7.5
 BMI, % (n)
  Obese (≥30)40 (48)
  Overweight (25 to <30)22 (26)
  Nonoverweight (<25)38 (45)
 Overweight, % (n)
  Yes (≥25)82 (98)
  No (<25)18 (21)
 SES, % (n)
  Low (<$20 000)52 (62)
  Low-middle ($20 000 to <$35 000)21 (25)
  Middle ($35 000 to <$50 000)11 (13)
  Upper middle ($50 000 to <$75 000)10 (12)
  High (≥$75 000)6 (7)
  Missing1 (1)
 Parent education, % (n)
  Less than high school9 (11)
  High school or GED41 (49)
  Vocational, technical, or trade24 (28)
  Any college24 (29)
  Other/missing3 (3)
 Work, % (n)
  Full time31 (37)
  Part time18 (21)
  Home caregiver15 (18)
  Unemployed, but looking16 (19)
  Not working for pay20 (24)
  Missing1 (1)
Target child
 Gender, % (n)
  Female47 (56)
  Male53 (64)
 Race, % (n)
  American Indian/Alaskan Native9 (11)
  Asian6 (7)
  Black or African American74 (89)
  White18 (22)
  Mixed/other3 (3)
 Age, mean ± SD, y8.9 ± 3.3
 BMI, % (n)
  Obese (≥95th %ile)30 (36)
  Overweight (85th %ile to <95th %ile)20 (24)
  Nonoverweight (5th %ile to <85th %ile)50 (60)
 Overweight, % (n)
  Yes (≥85%)50 (60)
  No (<85%)50 (60)
  • GED, general educational development.