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Table 1 Background characteristics of sedentary staffs (N = 400)

From: Association between body mass index and ready-to-eat food consumption among sedentary staff in Nay Pyi Taw union territory, Myanmar

CharacteristicsMale (n = 64)Female (n = 336)Total (N = 400)
n%n%N%
Age (years)
 18–303148.418856.021954.8
 31–401421.910832.112230.5
 41–501320.3288.34110.2
 51–6069.4123.6184.5
Designation
 Other rank4164.127983.032080.0
 Officer and above2335.95717.08020.0
Average monthly overtime hour
 Less than or equal to five4062.525575.929573.7
 More than five2437.58124.110526.3
Marital status
 Othersb3554.722867.926365.7
 Married2945.310832.113734.3
Presence of children
 No3859.424372.328170.2
 Yes2640.69327.711929.8
Number of children
 Single4773.430189.634887.0
 More than one1726.63510.45213.0
Type of family
 Nuclear5687.530390.235989.7
 Extended812.5339.84110.3
Monthly family income (MMKc)
 Less than or equal to 450,0003859.423971.127769.2
 More than 450,0002640.69728.912330.8
Presence of housemaid
 Present46.372.1112.8
 Absent6093.732997.938997.2
Role of cooking in family
 Main914.118555.119448.5
 Supportive5585.915144.920651.5
Medical history of NCDsa
 No4773.427481.532180.2
 Yes1726.66218.57919.8
  1. aNCDs: non-communicable diseases (hypertension, diabetes mellitus and ischemic heart diseases)
  2. bOthers: single, divorced, separated, widow/widower, cMMK-Myanmar kyats (1USD = 1512MMK on 22.4.2019)
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