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Table 6 Differences in product categories of promotions between traditional and discount supermarkets

From: Healthy or Unhealthy on Sale? A cross-sectional study on the proportion of healthy and unhealthy foods promoted through flyer advertising by supermarkets in the Netherlands

  Traditional supermarket % of total within supermarket Discount supermarket % of total within supermarket
  Mean SD    
1. Fruit 20.3 4.775 4.9 11 2.9
2. Vegetables 41.3 16.429 10.0 8 2.1
3. Potatoes, pasta, rice, legumes 10.7 0.47 2.7 7 1.9
4. Meat, fish, poultry 72.4 15.40 17.6 80 21.3
5. Meals, soups, pizza 21.4 4.026 5.1 20 5.3
6. International, seasoning 16.2 4.028 3.9 13 3.5
7. Cheese 17.3 4.181 4.2 20 5.3
8. Diary 20.3 2.451 4.9 18 4.8
9. Bread, bread substitutes, cereals 24.2 7.751 5.9 21 5.6
10. Pastry, cake, candy, ice cream, chocolate 45.5 8.308 11.0 85 22.7
11. Snacks, chips, pretzels 21.48 9.067 5.1 22 5.9
12. Drinks, juices 20.64 2.436 5.1 9 2.4
13. Meats 23.73 6.176 5.9 17 4.5
14. Spreads 8.24 3.048 2.0 7 2.1
15. Coffee, tea and belongings 12.20 2.576 2.9 1 0.3
16. Alcohol 21.80 1.743 5.4 30 8.0
17. Butter, fats, oils 5.31 2.016 1.2 5 1.3
18. Combination of product categories 9.18 3.404 2.2 0 0