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Table 4 Dining out/Body Mass Index/fruit and vegetable consumption of Canadians

From: Are we really “eating well with Canada’s food guide”?

  Respondents who consulted Canada’s food guide in the past 6 months Respondents who did not consult any source to learn about healthy eating
% Odds ratio (CI) %
Eating out/Ordering out from restaurants/cafeterias
 0–1 time per weeka 80.8 1.00 73.8
 > 1 time per week 19.2 0.67** (0.50–0.89) 26.2
BMI classb
 Normal weighta 44.8 1.00 46.6
 Overweight 31.7 0.93 (0.69–1.27) 35.1
 Obese 23.5 1.34 (0.98–1.82) 18.2
Fruit and vegetable consumptionc
 < 5 servings/day 42.0 0.43*** (0.34–0.55) 64.0
 5–10 servings/daya 49.7 1.00 32.5
 > 10 servings/day 8.3 1.52*** (0.21–0.31) 3.5
  1. aReference group
  2. bAccording to World Health Organization (WHO) classifications and based on self-reported height and weight
  3. cSelf-reported
  4. *p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001