International Journal of Pediatrics / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

What Parents Think about Giving Nonnutritive Sweeteners to Their Children: A Pilot Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of sample based on NNS recognition ().

(% of total)

All participants
120 (100%)
Gender
 Male
26 (22%)
 Female94 (78%)
Age group
 18–25
8 (7%)
 26–35
23 (19%)
 36–45
44 (37%)
 46–55
34 (28%)
 55+11 (9%)
Race
 Non-Hispanic white
53 (44%)
 Non-Hispanic black
41 (34%)
 Hispanic
18 (15%)
 Other8 (6%)
BMI (kg/m2)a26.4 ± 5.5
Education
 ≤High school
20 (17%)
 Some college
21 (18%)
 Bachelor’s
39 (33%)
 Master’s/Doctorate40 (33%)

BMI was calculated based on self-reported height and weight.

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