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Table 1 Background characteristics of the participants, Norkost 3 study, 2010-2011 (n = 1787)

From: The contribution of snacks to dietary intake and their association with eating location among Norwegian adults – results from a cross-sectional dietary survey

  Men Women
  Norkost 3 n = 862 Snacks per daya Norkost 3 n = 925 Snacks per daya
Age group, n = 1787 n %   n % %
18-34 years 199 23.1 1.6 208 22.5 1.9
35-54 years 355 41.2 1.6 461 49.8 1.9
55-70 years 308 35.7 1.5 256 27.7 1.8
BMI, n = 1756
<25.0 kg/m2 344 40.0 1.7 544 60.8 1.9
≥25.0 kg/m2 517 60.0 1.5** 351 39.2 1.8*
Educational level, n = 1784
High school or less 432 50.2 1.4 414 44.9 1.8
University or college 429 49.8 1.7*** 509 55.1 2.0**
  1. BMI, body mass index.
  2. aOnly snacks ≥50 kJ are included.
  3. *p < 0.05, linear regression that compares the number of snacks per day in men and women separately; the first category is used as a reference category for each of the background characteristics.
  4. **p < 0.01, linear regression.
  5. ***p < 0.001, linear regression.