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Table 2 Types of ready-made goals set and tracked by My Goals feature users organized using the different ready-made goal categories

From: A retrospective analysis of real-world use of the eaTracker® My Goals website by adults from Ontario and Alberta, Canada

  Total number of goals set from the specified goal category ( % of all ready-made goals set)a Total number of users who had set a goal from the specified goal category ( % all users who set ready-made goals)b Total number of goals tracked from the specified goal category ( % of all goals tracked from the specified goal category)c
Goal Category
 Managing your weight 4,116 (33.1 %) 3,697 (56.4 %) 277 (6.8 %)
 Getting active 1,634 (13.1 %) 1,527 (23.3 %) 131 (8.1 %)
 Choosing more vegetables and fruit 1,622 (13.0 %) 1,555 (23.7 %) 104 (6.5 %)
 Eating less fat, sugar, and sodium 1,380 (11.1 %) 1,306 (19.9 %) 86 (6.3 %)
 Planning and preparing food 1,291 (10.4 %) 1,235 (18.8 %) 72 (5.7 %)
 Eating a healthy breakfast 643 (5.2 %) 629 (9.6 %) 60 (9.4 %)
 Getting more fibre 411 (3.3 %) 390 (5.9 %) 28 (6.9 %)
 Eating a healthy dinner 295 (2.4 %) 287 (4.4 %) 17 (5.8 %)
 Eating a healthy lunch 284 (2.3 %) 280 (4.3 %) 23 (8.2 %)
 Choosing healthier beverages 254 (2.0 %) 247 (3.8 %) 22 (8.9 %)
 Choosing healthier grain products 223 (1.8 %) 220 (3.4 %) 14 (6.4 %)
 Choosing healthier meat and alternatives 215 (1.7 %) 199 (3.0 %) 13 (6.2 %)
 Choosing healthier milk and alternatives 81 (0.7 %) 77 (1.2 %) 8 (10.3 %)
  1. an = 12,449 ready-made goals were set in total; n = 12,449 was the denominator used to calculate all percentages in this column
  2. bn = 6,560 users in total had set ready-made goals; n = 6,560 was the denominator used to calculate all percentages in this column
  3. cBecause the My Goals Tracker was only available to track goals at the start of the next week for ready-made goals, only goals that were active for ≥7 days were included as part of the denominator for the percentage of all goals tracked from the specified goal category