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Table 2 Cross tabulation tables of interest in dietary pattern, social capital and frequencies of intake of vegetables and fruits

From: Interest in dietary pattern, social capital, and psychological distress: a cross-sectional study in a rural Japanese community

Variables Interest in dietary pattern
(1) Social capital Yes No
Reciprocity   
  Always 90.7 9.3
  Often 87.7 12.3
  Rarely 83.9 16.1
  Never 70.1 29.9
  p for trend < 0.01  
Sense of community belonging   
  Always 90.9 9.1
  Often 88.1 11.9
  Rarely 82.8 17.2
  Never 72.1 27.9
  p for trend < 0.01  
(2) Frequencies of food intake   
Intake of vegetables   
  3 times 92.8 7.2
  2 times 87.4 12.6
  1 time 80.3 19.7
  Never 75.5 24.5
  p for trend < 0.01  
Intake of fruits   
  3 times 95.0 5.0
  2 times 94.9 5.1
  1 time 92.6 7.4
  Never 84.4 15.6
  p for trend < 0.01  
(3) Demographic variables
Sex
  Male 82.6 17.4
  Female 92.5 7.5
Age
  30-39 yr 81.5 18.5
  40-49 yr 84.9 15.1
  50-59 yr 86.6 13.4
  60-69 yr 91.2 8.8
  70-79 yr 93.3 6.7
  p for trend < 0.01  
Living alone
  Alone 89.7 10.3
  No 87.7 12.2
Marital status
  Single 80.9 19.1
  Married 88.4 12.2
Educational background
  Compulsary educationl (9 yr) 89.9 10.2
  High school education (12 yr) 86.4 13.6
  Junior colledge graduate (14 yr) 89.8 10.2
University graduate and higher (more than 16 yr) 87.5 12.5
  p for trend = 0.049