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Table 1 Demographic variables and fast food consumption in the study sample

From: Exploring the relationship between health literacy and fast food consumption: a population-based study from southern Iran

  All (n = 421) Users (n = 210) Non-users (n = 211) P-value*
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Gender 0.365
 Female 294 (69.8) 151 (71.9) 143 (67.8)  
 Male 127 (30.2) 59 (28.1) 68 (32.2)  
Marital status 0.554
 Single 105 (24.9) 55 (26.2) 50 (23.7)  
 Married 316 (75.1) 155 (73.8) 161 (76.3)  
Education 0.918
  < Secondary education 77 (18.3) 38 (18.1) 39 (18.5)  
  ≥ Secondary education 344 (81.7) 172 (81.9) 172 (81.5)  
Income 0.023
 low 308 (59.8) 145 (69.4) 163 (79.1)  
 Intermediate/high 107 (20.8) 64 (30.6) 43 (20.9)  
BMI (kg/m2)*
  < 25 223 (53.0) 116 (55.2) 107 (50.7) 0.325
  ≥ 25 198 (47.0) 94 (44.8) 104 (49.3)  
Age
 Mean (SD)c 37.3 (11.5) 38.3 (11.1) 36.2 (11.9) 0.056
  1. BMI Body Mass Index (kilograms/ Square meters), SD Standard deviation
  2. * Derived from Chi-square test and independent-samples t-test as appropriate