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Table 1 Survey participant characteristics (n = 913)

From: ‘The university should promote health, but not enforce it’: opinions and attitudes about the regulation of sugar-sweetened beverages in a university setting

Survey participant characteristics mean(SD) or n (%)1
Age (years) 33.1 (13.0)
Age (group)
 Young adults (<30 years) 461 (50.5)
 Older adults (= > 30 years) 452 (49.5)
Gender
 Female 632 (69.2)
 Male 269 (29.5)
 Other/did not wish to provide this information 12 (1.4)
Primary university role
 Student – undergraduate 276 (30.2)
 Student – postgraduate (coursework and research) 202 (22.1)
 Staff – Academic 105 (11.5)
 Staff – Professional/general/other 330 (36.2)
Student status
 Full time enrolment 415 (87.7)
 Part time enrolment 58 (12.3)
Student country
 Domestic (Australian or NZ citizen or resident) 431 (90.2)
 International (student visa) 47 (9.8)
Staff status
 Full time 300 (70.4)
 Part time 68 (16.0)
 Casual/contract/other 58 (13.6)
Faculty
 Science, health or medical facultya 491 (53.8)
 Other faculty or unitb 422 (46.2)
  1. aincludes: science, agriculture, veterinary science, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, health sciences
  2. bincludes: arts, education, business, law, engineering, architecture, music, fine arts
  3. 1All variables were presented as n(%) except age (years) which was presented as mean(SD)
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