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Table 3 Distribution across categories of the 5-CNL nutritional information system according to type of breakfast cereals (N = 380)

From: Performance of a five category front-of-pack labelling system – the 5-colour nutrition label – to differentiate nutritional quality of breakfast cereals in France

  Nutritional information category  
  Green Yellow Orange Pink Red  
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) Pvalue
Crunchy mueslis 11 (11.1) 9 (9.1) 46 (46.5) 27 (27.3) 6 (6.1) <0.001
Chocolate-flavoured cereals - 8 (9.0) 75 (84.3) 6 (6.7) -  
Light cereals 3 (5.0) 7 (11.7) 43 (71.7) 7 (11.7) -  
Filled cereals - - 15 (37.5) 18 (45.0) 7 (17.5)  
Honey/caramel sweet cereals - 2 (5.7) 23 (65.7) 10 (28.6) -  
Cornflakes/other plain cereals 4 (20.0) 1 (5.0) 14 (70.0) 1 (5.0) -  
Muesli flakes 11 (78.6) 2 (14.3) 1 (7.1) - -  
Oat flakes 8 (66.7) 2 (16.7) 2 (16.7) - -  
Fibre-rich flakes 3 (27.3) 3 (27.3) 5 (45.5) - -  
  1. P value obtained from Chi square test.