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Table 1 Delta Healthy Sprouts participant baseline socio-demographic characteristics by treatment arm

From: Maternal weight in the postpartum: results from the Delta healthy sprouts trial

  PAT (N = 30) PATE (N = 24)  
Characteristic n % n % P
Race
 African American 29 96.7 23 95.8 1.000
 White 1 3.3 1 4.2  
Marital status
 Singlea 26 86.7 22 91.7 0.682
 Married 4 13.3 2 8.3  
Education level
  ≤ High school graduate 12 40.0 12 50.0 0.462
  ≥ Some college/technical 18 60.0 12 50.0
Employment status
 Full time/part-time 10 33.3 11 45.8 0.608
 Unemployed (looking) 12 40.0 7 29.2
 Homemaker/student 8 26.7 6 25.0
Smoker in household 7 23.3 9 37.5 0.257
Smokerb
 Current 1 3.3 1 4.2 0.620
 Stopped before pregnancy 1 3.3 0 0.0
 Stopped after became pregnant 1 3.3 0 0.0
 Non 27 90.0 23 95.8
Medicaid health insurance 30 100.0 24 100.0 0.703
Receiving SNAP 26 86.7 15 62.5 0.039
Receiving WIC 28 93.3 20 83.3 0.389
  Mean SD Mean SD P
Age (years) 24.1 4.76 23.0 4.96 0.380
Household size 3.6 1.61 4.2 1.52 0.221
  1. PAT Parents as Teachers control treatment, PATE Parents as Teachers Enhanced experimental treatment, SNAP Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, WIC Special SNAP for Women, Infants and Children
  2. aIncluded 1 participant who indicated she is divorced
  3. bComparison: non vs. all other responses