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Table 1 Descriptive statistics

From: The effects of food advertising and cognitive load on food choices

  Food advertisement Non-food advertisement p-value of test of equality across groups
  High cognitive load Low cognitive load High cognitive load Low cognitive load Food vs Non-food adverts High vs Low cog. load
N 92 89 86 84   
Female (%) 67% 72% 79% 80% 0.04 0.57
Foreign (%) 12% 11% 16% 15% 0.24 0.84
High Income (%) 41% 36% 47% 43% 0.25 0.39
Low Income (%) 45% 48% 36% 39% 0.10 0.51
Income missing (%) 14% 16% 17% 18% 0.49 0.79
Quality of diet (1-5)a 2.75 2.63 2.85 2.74 0.25 0.20
 (Standard deviation) (0.86) (0.80) (0.77) (0.91)   
Weekly Fast Food consumption (times/week) 1.24 1.80 1.26 1.67 0.80 0.02
 (Standard deviation) (1.47) (2.35) (1.32) (2.20)   
Regular Excercise (%) 43% 56% 52% 56% 0.25 0.06
Year of expected Graduation 2014.6 2014.5 2014.3 2014.6 0.46 0.46
 (Standard deviation) (1.17) (1.32) (1.25) (1.21)   
  1. aLikert scale: Excellent (5); Very Good (4); Good (3); Fair (2); Poor (1).
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