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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and BMI of the study participants

From: Impact of different food label formats on healthiness evaluation and food choice of consumers: a randomized-controlled study

  No label Tick label Traffic light GDA CGDA Total Sig.
Number (%) 84 (20%) 84 (20%) 84 (20%) 84 (20%) 84 (20%) 420 (100%)  
Sex        n. s.
- Female (%) 49 (21.8%) 44 (19.6%) 44 (19.6%) 47 (20.9%) 41 (18.2%) 225 (53.6%)  
- Male (%) 35 (17.9%) 40 (20.5%) 40 (20.5%) 37 (19.0%) 43 (18.2%) 195 (46.4%)  
Age (years) 36 ± 15 36 ± 13 35 ± 13 36 ± 14 38 ± 16 36 ± 14 n. s.
BMI (kg/m2) 23.3 ± 3.1 24.1 ± 3.5 24.1 ± 3.5 23.8 ± 4.0 24.4 ± 4.1 24.0 ± 3.7 n. s.
Education        n. s.
- Low1 (%) 3 (7.5%) 12 (30.0%) 7 (17.5%) 7 (17.5%) 11 (27.5%) 40 (9.5%)  
- Middle2 (%) 23 (16.5%) 29 (20.9%) 24 (17.3%) 32 (23.0%) 31 (22.3%) 139 (31.1%)  
- High3 (%) 58 (24.3%) 42 (17.6%) 52 (21.8%) 45 (18.8%) 42 (17.6%) 239 (56.9%)  
- Other (%) - 1 (50%) 1 (50%) - - 2 (0.5%)  
  1. 1low = no school degree, secondary general school (usually 9 years)
  2. 2middle = intermediate secondary schools or special upper secondary school (10 – 12 years)
  3. 3high = general higher education or university degree (13 years or more)
  4. n. s.: not significant