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Table 1 Children’s Baseline Characteristics

From: Design and methods of the Healthy Kids & Families study: a parent-focused community health worker-delivered childhood obesity prevention intervention

Total Number of Participants N 247
Mean Age (SD) 247 7.8 (2.1)
Gender 247  
 Male   127 (51.4%)
 Female   120 (48.6%)
Race/Ethnicity 246  
 White Non-Hispanic   37 (15.0%)
 Black Non-Hispanic   41 (16.7%)
 Asian Non-Hispanic   6 (2.4%)
 More than one race/Other Non-Hispanic   11 (4.9%)
 Hispanic   150 (61.0%)
Grade at Baseline 247  
 Kindergarten   39 (16.6%)
 Grade 1   43 (17.4%)
 Grade 2   33 (13.4%)
 Grade 3   44 (17.8%)
 Grade 4   35 (14.2%)
 Grade 5   26 (10.5%)
 Grade 6   25 (10.1%)
BMI Z-Score (SD) 241 1.0 (1.2)
BMI Percentile (SD) 241 74.0 (27.9)