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Table 4 Differences in perceptions of information provision for participants avoiding Gluten, Nuts and Milk following legislationa

From: Comparing the eating out experiences of consumers seeking to avoid different food allergens

Survey subscale Gluten Nuts Milk     
Mean (SD) df F ηp2 p
Reliance on speaking to staff 3.26 (1.25) 3.79 (1.27) 3.15 (1.22) 2, 220 4.20 .037 .016
Satisfaction with written information 3.30 (0.91) 3.59 (0.73) 3.41 (0.73) 2, 220 3.13 .028 .046
Staff as an additional information source 3.48 (1.29) 4.00 (1.02) 3.10 (1.23) 2, 220 4.13 .036 .017
Preference for separate allergen menu 4.11 (0.87) 3.93 (0.97) 3.49 (0.99) 2, 219 5.15 .045 .007
Menu invites you to ask staff about allergens 4.55 (0.79) 4.67 (0.67) 4.33 (0.87) 2, 218 3.53 .031 .031
Sign invites you to ask staff about allergens 4.59 (0.78) 4.60 (0.81) 4.29 (0.94) 2, 217 3.83 .034 .023
  1. aHigher mean score indicates greater levels of agreement