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Table 1 Variables description and summary statistics

From: Disparities in the frequency of fruit and vegetable consumption by socio-demographic and lifestyle characteristics in Canada

  Variables description Mean S.D
Fruits & vegetables daily consumption of fruits and vegetables (frequency) 4.95 2.72
Age 18-29 age between 18 to 29 0.23 0.42
Age 30-39 age between 30 to 39 0.20 0.40
Age 40-49 age between 40 to 49 0.23 0.42
Age 50-59 age between 50 to 59 0.20 0.40
Age 60-69 age between 60 to 69 0.13 0.34
Male gender is male 0.50 0.50
Female Gender is female 0.50 0.50
Married married/living with a partner/common-law 0.64 0.48
Separated widowed/separated/divorced 0.10 0.30
Single never married 0.25 0.43
Less secondary education completed education is less than secondary 0.12 0.32
Secondary education completed education is secondary 0.16 0.37
Some post secondary completed education is some post secondary 0.09 0.28
Post secondary completed education is post secondary 0.59 0.49
Low income household income ( less than $30,000) 0.20 0.40
Low middle income household income ($30,000-$49,999) 0.15 0.36
High middle income household income ($50,000-$79,999) 0.14 0.35
High income household income ($80,000 or more) 0.35 0.48
Strong social interaction sense of belonging to community (strong) 0.60 0.49
Weak social interaction sense of belonging to community (weak) 0.36 0.48
Have kids household with kids 0.47 0.50
No kids no kids in household 0.44 0.50
Current smoker daily/occasional smoker 0.24 0.43
Former smoker former daily/occasional smoker 0.38 0.48
Never smoker never smoked 0.36 0.48
Immigrants country of birth is not Canada 0.22 0.41
Non immigrants country of birth is Canada 0.75 0.43
Quebec province of residence is Quebec 0.23 0.42
Ontario province of residence is Ontario 0.39 0.48
British Columbia province of residence is British Columbia 0.13 0.34
Atlantic provinces province of residence is New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador 0.07 0.25
Western provinces province of residence is Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba 0.16 0.37
N   93,719
  1. The statistics are weighted using the CCHS sampling weights.