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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: View the label before you view the movie: A field experiment into the impact of Portion size and Guideline Daily Amounts labelling on soft drinks in cinemas

   Total sample (n = 89) Experimental condition (n = 48) Control condition (n = 41)
   Mean (SD) or % Mean (SD) or % Mean (SD) or %
Age   50.44 (12.35) 50.12 (12.17) 50.82 (12.71)
Sex (female)   73.6 68.8 79.5
Thirst   6.36 (2.87) 6.28 (2.73) 6.46 (3.06)
Dietary restraint   2.92 (.74) 3.00 (.68) 2.82 (.79)
External disinhibition   2.81 (.52) 2.84 (.54) 2.80 (.50)
Educational level
  Low 8 8.3 7.7
  Moderate 50.5 45.9 56.4
  High 41.4 45.8 35.9
Weight status1
  Underweight2 3.2 2.2 2.6
  Healthy weight3 63.8 68.9 53.8
  Overweight4 27.7 26.7 33.3
  Obese5 5.3 2.2 10.3
Soft drink consumption frequency
  Never 47.1 56.3 35.9
  Seldom 32.2 27.1 38.5
  Sometimes 13.8 12.5 15.4
  Often 5.7 2.1 10.3
  Very often 1.1 2.1 0
Habitually drinks regular soft drink (when drinking soft drink) 55.3 54.3 56.4
Inferred that study was about soft drink consumption and health. 13.4 15.6 10.8
Had seen display 59.8 68.8 48.7
  1. 1In the Netherlands, 35% of the population are considered to be overweight and 11% are obese
  2. 2 BMI < 18.50
  3. 3 BMI 18.50-24.99
  4. 4 BMI 25.00-29.99
  5. 5 BMI ≥ 30.00
  6. Note: No significant differences were found with respect to age, sex, BMI, dietary restraint, external disinhibition, thirst, and educational level between participants in the experimental and in the control condition.