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Table 1 Demographics of participants by program

From: The impact of summer programming on the obesogenic behaviors of children: behavioral outcomes from a quasi-experimental pilot trial

Program No program Healthy Summer Learners 21st Century Learning Center
Number of participants 60 60 60
Mean age in years 7.9 (1.0) 7.9 (1.0) 8.0 (1.0)
Male (%) 45.3 48.5 27.4
Participants by race (%)    
 Non-Hispanic Black 93.8 92.4 93.5
 Other 6.2 7.6 6.5
Program operating days (n) 0 24 16/24a
Median days attended (n) 0 18 15/20a
Valid days of measure (n)
 Physical activity (SD) 28.8 (19.4) 27.1 (18.7) 35.1 (22.6)
 Sleep (SD) 19.9 (15.2) 17.0 (16.5) 25.7 (20.0)
 Screen Time (SD) 7.5 (5.1) 5.6 (4.1) 8.4 (5.4)
 Diet (SD) 7.5 (5.1) 5.7 (4.2) 8.9 (5.3)
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, MVPA moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. aDuring the second summer, the 21st Century Learning Center extends the program from 16 to 24 days and the median attendance was 20 days