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Table 1 General characteristic of the children (n = 2,016)

From: Mothers’ Working Hours and Children’s Obesity: Data from the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2008–2010

  Total Male Female P-value
N(% +) N(% +) N(% +)
Total 2,016(100.0) 1,058(100.0) 958(100.0)  
Age (years)     0.774
  6-12 1,051(44.0) 549(43.6) 502(44.4)  
  13-18 965(56.0) 509(56.4) 456(55.6)  
Body Mass Index (kg/m2)     0.008
  Underweight 121(6.3) 54(5.5) 67(7.4)  
  Normal weight 1,534(76.1) 799(75.6) 735(76.8)  
  Overweight 167(7.1) 81(6.1) 86(8.1)  
  Obese 194(10.4) 124(12.8) 70(7.7)  
Household income     0.477
  Low 145(8.2) 79(7.8) 66(8.6)  
  Middle low 480(26.1) 236(25.4) 244(27.0)  
  Middle high 719(35.7) 367(35.2) 352(36.3)  
  High 662(30.0) 371(31.7) 291(28.2)  
  Missing 10(0.0) 5(0.0) 5(0.0)  
  1. + column and estimated percentage.