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Table 1 Sociodemographic and key variables of college students living in residence halls (n = 82)

From: Diet, physical activity and screen time but not body mass index are associated with the gut microbiome of a diverse cohort of college students living in university housing: a cross-sectional study

Variable
Age (years) mean ± SD 18.4 ± 0.6
Sex % (n)
 Male 42.7 (35)
 Female 57.3 (47)
Residence hall % (n)
 A 37.8 (31)
 B 62.2 (51)
Race/ethnicity % (n)
 Hispanic 31.7 (26)
 White 39.0 (32)
 Other 29.3 (24)
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) mean ± SD 24.4 ± 5.5
 < 18.5 kg/m2% (n) 6.1 (5)
 18.5–24.9 kg/m2% (n) 57.3 (47)
 25.0–29.9 kg/m2% (n) 22.0 (18)
 ≥  30.0 kg/m2% (n) 14.6 (12)
Dietamedian (IQR)
 Carbohydrates (g) 165.7 (125.1, 240.7)
 Fiber (g) 11.2 (7.6, 14.9)
 Protein (g) 61.8 (42.4, 85.4)
 Fat (g) 63.3 (38.8, 84.8)
Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (min/day) median (IQR) 55.7 (27.9, 79.3)
Screen time (min/day) median (IQR) 195.0 (195.0, 315.0)
  1. aSample size decreases to n = 68 for diet data due to missing 24-h dietary recalls; IQR, interquartile range; SD, standard deviation