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Table 3 Stage 2 Health-related behaviours study participant characteristics

From: The health implications of distrust in the food system: findings from the dimensions of trust in food systems scale (DOTIFS scale)

  Gender Age Highest level of education Political affiliation Predominant shopping location Expressed trust a Trust score (/30) Trust score
mean (SD)
Trusters
 T01 F 25–34 Bachelor’s None Supermarket MT 18.03 17.92 (0.81)*
 T02 F 35–44 Higher degree None Supermarket U 18.52
 T03 M 25–34 Higher degree Greens Supermarket MT 17.81
 T04 M 25–34 Higher degree None Supermarket MT 16.83
 T05 M 65+ Secondary None Supermarket ST 19.06
 T06 M 55–64 Higher degree None Supermarket MT 17.28
Uncertain participants
 A01 M 25–34 Diploma/Voc Labour Supermarket U 14.93 14.81 (1.09)*
 A02 F 25–34 Bachelor’s Greens Markets U 13.35
 A03 M 65+ Higher degree None Multiple MT 15.38
 A04 F 25–34 Bachelor’s None Supermarket U 14.63
 A06 M 45–54 Year 11 Liberal Supermarket MT 16.51
 A07 F 35–44 Bachelor’s None Supermarket U 14.05
Distrusters
 D01 F 55–64 Year 11 None Multiple MDNT 10.72 11.81 (1.00)*
 D02 F 25–34 Bachelor’s Greens Multiple MDNT 12.19
 D03 M 45–54 Diploma/Voc None Supermarket MT 12.77
 D04 F 35–44 Higher degree None Markets MT 12.97
 D05 M 65+ Higher degree Liberal Markets MDNT 10.61
 D06 F 45–54 Higher degree Greens Supermarket MDNT 11.58
  1. * all between group differences p < 0.001
  2. aAbbreviations: MT ‘I mostly trust’, U ‘I am undecided, on the fence’, ST ‘I strongly trust’, MDNT ‘I mostly do not trust’