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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics, sedentary behaviours and dietary habits of the total sample

From: The associations between domain-specific sedentary behaviours and dietary habits in European adults: a cross-sectional analysis of the SPOTLIGHT survey

Characteristics Total sample (n = 6,001)
Socio-demographic characteristics
 Age (years), mean (SD) 51.9 (16.4)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 2612 (44.0)
 Female 3329 (56.0)
Level of education, n (%)
 Lower 2505 (46.5)
 Higher 2877 (53.5)
Employment status, n (%)
 Currently employed 3267 (54.7)
 Currently not employed 2711 (45.3)
Household composition, n (%)
 One-person household 1219 (22.6)
 Two person household 2124 (39.3)
 Three-person household 848 (15.7)
 Four-person household 792 (14.7)
 Five-or more-person household 420 (7.7)
Domain-specific sedentary behaviours
 Transport-related sitting time (hours/day), mean (SD) 1.4 (1.5)
 Work-related sitting time (hours/day), mean (SD)a 4.3 (2.6)
 Television time (hours/day), mean (SD) 2.6 (2.1)
 Computer time (hours/day), mean (SD) 1.9 (1.9)
 Other leisure sitting time (hours/day), mean (SD) 1.5 (1.7)
Dietary habits
 Fruit intake (times per week), median (Q1, Q3) 7.0 (4.0, 7.0)
 Vegetables intake (times per week), median (Q1, Q3) 7.0 (5.0, 7.0)
 Sugar-sweetened beverages consumption (times per week), median (Q1, Q3) 2.0 (0.5, 6.0)
 Alcohol consumption (times per week), median (Q1, Q3) 2.0 (0.5, 6.0)
 Sweets intake (times per week), median (Q1, Q3) 3.0 (0.5, 6.0)
 Fast food intake (time per week), median (Q1, Q3) 0.5 (0.5, 0.5)
Body mass index (kg/m2), mean (SD) 25.2 (4.5)
  1. N for some variables is reduced due to missing data
  2. SD Standard deviation, Q1 Quartile 1, Q3 quartile 3
  3. aThe mean and standard deviation of work-related sitting time was only computed for participants who were employed at the time of the survey