Table 2.

Description of Study Population and Variables (n = 91)

VariableMean ± SDScale
Range
Child's age (y)10 ± 1
Mother's education (y in school)15 ± 3
Hours per wk mother works for pay33 ± 18*
Number of meals per d television is on1.4 ± 10–3
Number of nights per wk parents
prepare quick suppers
2 ± 1.50–5
Parent's NKAN scale84 ± 923–105
Parent's attitude towards meat scale10 ± 44–20
Percent
Frequency
White65
Black35
Female children58
2-parent households
Family income (annual)79
<$25 00013
$25 000–$44 99924
$45 000–$64 99930
$65 000 or more33
  • SD indicates standard deviation.

  • * Only 10% of the sample have zero values.