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Table 3 Adult Sociodemographics by Treatment Condition at baseline (N = 313)

From: Design and evaluation of a coalition-led obesity initiative to promote healthy eating and physical activity in low-income, ethnically diverse communities: the Go! Austin/Vamos! Austin initiative

Variable Totala (n = 313) Interventiona (n = 150) Controla (n = 163) p-valueb
Gender
 Male 27 (8.6) 12 (8.0) 15 (9.2)  
 Female 286 (91.4) 138 (92.0) 148 (90.8) 0.71
Ethnicity/Race
 Hispanic 271 (86.6) 133 (88.7) 138 (84.7)  
 Black 20 (6.4) 9 (6.0) 11 (6.8)  
 White 10 (3.2) 3 (2.0) 7 (4.3)  
 Other 12 (3.8) 5 (3.3) 7 (4.3) 0.64
Language at home
 Primarily English 122 (40.3) 54 (37.0) 68 (43.3)  
 Primarily Spanish 131 (43.2) 66 (45.2) 65 (41.4)  
 Mix 50 (16.5) 26 (17.8) 24 (15.3) 0.52
Annual household income
 Under $25,000 226 (76.6) 106 (75.7) 120 (77.4)  
 $25,001–$35,000 40 (13.6) 22 (15.7) 18 (11.6)  
 $35,001–$50,000 17 (5.8) 8 (5.7) 9 (5.8)  
  > $50,000 12 (4.1) 4 (2.9) 8 (5.2) 0.59
Marital status
 Never married 61 (20.3) 23 (16.2) 38 (24.1)  
 Married 197 (65.7) 102 (71.8) 95 (60.1)  
 Div/sep/wid 42 (14.0) 17 (12.0) 25 (15.8) 0.10
Number of children at home
 1–2 149 (48.5) 66 (44.3) 83 (52.5)  
 3–4 130 (42.4) 67 (45.0) 63 (39.9)  
  > 4 28 (9.1) 16 (10.7) 12 (7.6) 0.31
Number of adults at home
 1 61 (19.7) 28 (19.3) 33 (21.3)  
 2 157 (50.7) 78 (53.8) 79 (41.0)  
  > 2 82 (27.3) 39 (26.9) 43 (27.7) 0.87
Enrollment in federal food assistance (SNAP)
 No 162 (51.8) 71 (47.3) 91 (55.8)  
 Yes 151 (48.2) 79 (52.7) 72 (44.2) 0.13
Food insecurity
 Almost never/never 128 (42.2) 60 (41.7) 68 (42.8)  
 Sometimes 140 (46.2) 61 (42.4) 79 (49.7)  
 Almost always/always 35 (11.6) 23 (16.0) 12 (7.6) 0.06
  1. a. Totals for individual variables are less than group totals due to missing values; percentages do not always add up to 100 due to rounding errors
  2. b. p-values for χ2 tests, α = 0.05