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Table 2 Sample Descriptive Characteristics (N = 241)

From: Contrariwise obesity through organic food consumption in Malaysia: a signaling theory perspective

Profile Frequency Percentage
Gender
Male 81 33.6
Female 160 66.4
Nationality
Malaysian 202 83.8
International 39 16.2
Race
Malay 110 45.6
Chinese 51 21.2
Indian 41 17.0
Others 39 12.1
Age
19–29 100 41.5
30–39 68 28.2
40–49 48 19.9
50–59 21 8.7
Above 60 2 0.8
Below 18 2 0.8
Marital status
Single 124 51.5
Married 107 44.4
Divorce 4 1.7
In a Relationship 2 0.8
Widow 4 1.7
Educational qualifications
PhD 18 7.5
Master’s Degree 40 16.6
MBA 11 4.6
Bachelor’s degree 102 42.3
Certificate or diploma 65 27.0
Senior High School 5 2.1
Income
Below RM3,000 85 35.3
RM3001 - RM6,000 72 29.9
RM6,001 - RM9,000 32 13.3
RM9,001 - RM12,000 12 5.0
RM12,000 - RM15,000 5 2.1
RM15,001 and above 6 2.5
None 29 12.0