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Table 1 Parent descriptive statistics (N = 130)

From: Assessing parental traits affecting children’s food habits: an analysis of the determinants of responsible consumption

Variable name Description Mean Frequency Standard deviation Min Max
Gender 1 if female 0.769   N/A 0 1
Age Respondent’s age 40.984   5.245 29 60
Household Household size 4.246   0.923 2 7
Education level Education level classes (father) 2.392   0.802 1 5
Primary school   8.5%    
Secondary school   53.0%    
High school   31.6%    
University degree   4.6%    
Above university degree   2.3%    
Education level classes (mother) 2.546   0.788 1 5
Primary school   6.1%    
Secondary school   43.9%    
High school   40.8%    
University degree   7.7%    
Above university degree   1.5%    
Occupation Occupation status (father) 1.307   0.745 1 5
Employed   17.7%    
Self-employeda   78.5%    
Husband   0.8%    
Retired   0.7%    
Unemployed   2.3%    
Occupation status (mother) 2.169   0.881 1 4
Employed   30.8%    
Self-employeda   22.3%    
Housewife   46.2%    
Retired   0.7%    
Unemployed   0.0%    
  1. aIt includes all self-employed occupations (e.g., entrepreneurs, farmers, lawyers)