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Table 2 Characteristics of the restaurants

From: Restaurant managers’ readiness to maintain people’s healthy weight and minimise food waste in Japan

  Total
Region of restaurant location in Japana
 Hokkaido-Tohoku 51 (13.2)
 Kanto 109 (28.2)
 Chubu 71 (18.3)
 Kinki 95 (24.5)
 Chugoku-Shikoku 27 (7.0)
 Kyushu 34 (8.8)
Type of restaurantb
 Casual dining 83 (21.4)
 Specialised restaurant 113 (29.2)
 Fast food 83 (21.4)
 Cafe 77 (19.9)
 Pub/bar 31 (8.0)
Number of seatsc
  < 9 35 (9.1)
 10–19 110 (28.5)
 20–29 87 (22.5)
 30–39 65 (16.8)
 40–49 26 (6.7)
  ≥ 50 63 (16.3)
Expenditure per customer (yen)d
  ≤ 999 214 (55.4)
 1000–1499 115 (29.8)
  ≥ 1500 57 (14.8)
Frequency of customer visits
 Almost everyday 38 (9.8)
 2–3 days per week 106 (27.4)
 1 day per week 89 (23.0)
 2–3 days per month 61 (15.8)
 1 day per month 51 (13.2)
 Fewer than 1 day per month 42 (10.9)
  1. N = 387
  2. aThe six regions include the following prefectures: Hokkaido-Tohoku (Hokkaido, Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi, Akita, Yamagata, Fukushima), Kanto (Ibaragi, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa), Chubu (Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Yamanashi, Nagano, Gifu, Shizuoka, Aichi), Kinki (Mie, Shiga, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Nara, Wakayama), Chugoku-Shikoku (Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Kochi), Kyushu (Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Oita, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Kagoshima, Okinawa)
  3. bCasual dining includes ordinary restaurants, except speciality restaurants. Specialised restaurants are restaurants with one specialised menu, such as sushi or tempura, or other international cuisines such as Italian. Fast food includes Japanese fast food such as ramen, udon, and noodles. Cafe denotes shops that serve not only coffee but also light meals
  4. cn = 386
  5. dn = 386; (1000 yen = USD 9.07 as of 20 June 2021)