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Table 2 Prevalence of four eating behaviors in various geographic regions (Grade 5-8)

From: The prevalence of eating behaviors among Canadian youth using cross-sectional school-based surveys

In a usual week (Monday to Friday), how often do you: PEI n = 1 417 Quebec n = 12 246 Total n = 13 663
Eat breakfast    
  None 3.9% 3.4% 3.5%
  Once/week or less 9.2% 9.5% 9.5%
  2 times/week 5.7% 4.1% 4.2%
  3 times/week 7.2% 5.0% 5.3%
  4 times/week 6.5% 7.3% 7.2%
  5+ times/week 67.4% 70.7% 70.4%
Eat meals with at least one adult family member    
  None 8.0% 4.5% 4.9%
  Once/week or less 8.0% 5.3% 5.6%
  2 times/week 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
  3 times/week 6.8% 7.2% 7.2%
  4 times/week 9.1% 9.2% 9.2%
  5+ times/week 63.1% 68.8% 68.2%
Eat foods purchased at a fast-food place/restaurant    
  None 43.7% 44.8% 44.7%
  Once/week or less 42.0% 37.3% 37.8%
  2 times/week 8.8% 10.0% 9.9%
  3 times/week 2.8% 3.3% 3.3%
  4 times/week 0.6% 1.4% 1.3%
  5+ times/week 2.2% 3.1% 3.0%
Eat meals while watching television    
  None 30.3% 32.2% 32.0%
  Once/week or less 27.9% 21.6% 22.3%
  2 times/week 11.6% 13.3% 13.1%
  3 times/week 9.7% 10.3% 10.2%
  4 times/week 5.9% 6.1% 6.0%
  5+ times/week 14.5% 16.5% 16.3%