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Table 3 Proportion of selections by order of preference ranking, availability condition, food type and study

From: Explaining the effect on food selection of altering availability: two experimental studies on the role of relative preferences

   Proportion of option selections (% (n))
Order of preference ranking for option within range offereda 1 (Most preferred) 2 3 4 (Least preferred)
Study 1 Branded snacks Predominantly lower-energy availability 88.2
(1743)
10.2
(201)
1.4
(28)
0.2
(4)
Predominantly higher-energy availability 89.4
(1766)
9.5
(188)
1.0
(19)
0.2
(3)
Unbranded meals Predominantly lower-energy availability 91.6
(1810)
7.4
(147)
0.7
(12)
0.3
(5)
Predominantly higher-energy availability 91.1
(1800)
7.6
(151)
1.1
(22)
0.1
(2)
Study 2 Unbranded meals Predominantly lower-energy availability 88.5
(954)
9.1
(98)
1.6
(17)
0.8
(9)
Predominantly higher-energy availability 87.6
(944)
9.2
(99)
2.1
(23)
1.7
(18)
  1. aTies (e.g. 1.5) rounded down (i.e. 1.5 to 1)