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Table 1 Demographic and Behavioural Profile of the Study Sample

From: Excessive recreational computer use and food consumption behaviour among adolescents

Variable Percent/mean (standard error)
Male 50.9%
Age 14.41(.026)
Race/ethnicity  
   White 53.3%
   Latino 21.1%
   Asian 8.8%
   Black 5.8%
   Other 11.0%
Parental education  
   Less than high school 36.9%
   High school 21.3%
   Some college 26.4%
   College graduate 15.5%
Below federal poverty line 12.0%
Living with two parents 69.8%
Born in the United States 90.2%
Food/beverage consumption the day before  
   Had fast food 39.0%
   Had high-sugar food more than once 33.8%
   Had sugary drinks more than once 30.6%
   Had fruits and vegetable for five servings or more 25.0%
Daily hrs on TV-video/weekday 1.97 (.026)
Daily hrs on computer/weekday 1.36 (.025)
Daily hrs on TV-video/weekend 2.77 (.035)
Daily hrs on computer/weekend 1.61 (.030)
  1. N = 4029