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Table 1 Comparison of sociodemographics of Enhanced Protocol sub-sample and Total sample, Healthy Communities Study, USA, 2013–2015

From: Comparison of the NHANES dietary screener questionnaire to the Automated Self-Administered 24-Hour Recall for Children in the Healthy Communities Study

  Number of Participants (n (%)) P-valuea
Enhanced Protocol Sub-Sample
(n = 656)
Total HCS Sample
(n = 5138)
 
1. Demographics
 Sex/Age Category 0.83
  Male 323 (49.2) 2524 (49.1)  
   4-8y 136 (20.7) 1099 (21.4)  
   9-11y 100 (15.2) 815 (15.9)  
   12-15y 87 (13.3) 610 (11.9)  
  Female 333 (50.8) 2614 (50.9)  
   4-8y 132 (20.1) 1097 (21.4)  
   9-11y 113 (17.2) 824 (16.0)  
   12-15y 88 (13.4) 693 (13.5)  
 BMI Category 0.26
  Normal weight 366 (55.8) 3022 (58.8)  
  Overweight 105 (16.0) 789 (15.4)  
  Obese 180 (27.4) 1264 (24.6)  
  Missing 5 (0.8) 63 (1.2)  
 Race 0.35
  White 360 (54.9) 2924 (56.9)  
  African American 136 (20.7) 960 (18.7)  
  American Indian/Alaskan Native 7 (1.1) 59 (1.2)  
  Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1 (0.2) 8 (0.2)  
  Asian 14 (2.1) 167 (3.3)  
  Multiracial 45 (6.9) 227 (4.4)  
  Missing 93 (14.2) 793 (15.4)  
 Ethnicity 0.26
  Hispanic 265 (40.4) 2225 (43.3)  
  Non-Hispanic 375 (57.2) 2767 (53.9)  
  Missing 16 (2.4) 146 (2.9)  
2. By socioeconomic status  
 Income per year 0.57
  Less than $20,000 168 (25.6) 1261 (24.5)  
  $20,000–$35,000 144 (22.0) 1109 (21.6)  
  $35,000–$50,000 88 (13.4) 602 (11.7)  
  $50,000–$75,000 59 (9.0) 517 (10.1)  
  $75,000–$100,000 54 (8.2) 383 (7.5)  
  Greater than or equal to $100,000 96 (14.6) 840 (16.4)  
  Missing 47 (7.2) 426 (8.3)  
 Maximum parent educational attainmentb 0.39
  Did not attend high school 41 (6.3) 434 (8.5)  
  Some high school, no diploma 95 (14.5) 713 (13.9)  
  High school diploma, GED or equivalent 136 (20.7) 979 (19.1)  
  Some college, no degree 91 (13.9) 646 (12.6)  
  Associate or bachelor degree 175 (26.7) 1347 (26.2)  
  Masters, doctoral, or professional degree 98 (14.9) 844 (16.4)  
  Missing 20 (3.1) 175 (3.4)  
  1. aDifferences in categorical variables assessed via Chi-squared test
  2. bHighest level of education attained by parent