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Table 3 Characterization of marketing around elementary schools

From: The obesogenic environment around elementary schools: food and beverage marketing to children in two Mexican cities

  Type of School  
Public Private Total
Food group N (%) N (%) N (%)
 Soda and juice 108 (50.7) 33 (50.8) 141 (50.7)
 Bakery and sweet snacks 33 (15.5) 11 (16.9) 44 (15.8)
 Chocolate and candy 20 (9.4) 6 (9.2) 26 (9.4)
 Milk and dairy products 19 (8.9) 2 (3.1) 21 (7.6)
 Fried/salty snacks 11 (5.2) 5 (7.7) 16 (5.8)
 Water 6 (2.8) 3 (4.6) 9 (3.2)
 Ice cream 3 (1.4) 2 (3.1) 5 (1.8)
 Other 13 (6.1) 3 (4.6) 16 (5.8)
Promotion type
 None 146 (68.5) 49 (75.4) 195 (70.1)
 Special offer 43 (20.2) 8 (12.3) 51 (18.4)
 Discount 1 (0.5) 2 (3.1) 3 (1.1)
 Gift 17 (8.0) 5 (7.7) 22 (7.9)
 Other 6 (2.8) 1 (1.5) 7 (2.5)
Marketing type
 Printed advertisements (e.g., posters and brochures) 208 (97.7) 62 (95.4) 270 (97.1)
 Illuminated advertisements 3 (1.4) 3 (1.2)
 Animated advertisements 2 (0.9) 3 (4.6) 5 (1.8)
Total 213 (100) 65 (100) 278 (100)
  1. No significant differences were found using two-sample test of proportions