Skip to main content

Table 2 Characteristics of customers of the three participating supermarkets who completed the survey (n = 134)

From: Can unhealthy food purchases at checkout counters be discouraged by introducing healthier snacks? A real-life experiment in supermarkets in deprived urban areas in the Netherlands

 n (%)
Total134 (100)
Sex
 Women78 (58.2)
Age (category)
 Youth (16 < 18 year)16 (11.9)
 Adults (18–55 year)86 (64.2)
 Older adults (> 55 year)32 (23.9)
Habitual purchase frequency at the checkout
 Never82 (61.2)
 Sometimes30 (22.4)
 Often22 (16.4)
Number of participating customers per supermarket
 Supermarket 149 (36.6)
 Supermarket 244 (32.8)
 Supermarket 341 (30.6)
  1. N Number
  2. % percentage