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Table 2 Fruit and vegetable regression results: OLS and quantile estimates

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

  OLS Quantile regression estimates
   (5) (15) (25) (50) (75) (90)
Less secondary (reference. group)
post secondary 0.575*** 0.369*** 0.467*** 0.490*** 0.560*** 0.678*** 0.733***
  (0.044) (0.041) (0.042) (0.042) (0.041) (0.057) (0.107)
some post secondary 0.318*** 0.243*** 0.290*** 0.232*** 0.305*** 0.426*** 0.307**
  (0.066) (0.067) (0.056) (0.059) (0.060) (0.085) (0.154)
secondary 0.203*** 0.185*** 0.209*** 0.173*** 0.161*** 0.139** 0.368***
  (0.057) (0.048) (0.047) (0.049) (0.049) (0.070) (0.138)
Low income (reference group)        
High income 0.129*** 0.282*** 0.242*** 0.238*** 0.190*** 0.052 0.0212
  (0.041) (0.037) (0.034) (0.037) (0.037) (0.053) (0.010)
High middle income 0.033 0.157*** 0.109*** 0.079* 0.074* -0.022 -0.040
  (0.049) (0.044) (0.041) (0.045) (0.045) (0.062) (0.118)
Low middle income 0.049 0.121*** 0.104*** 0.107*** 0.083** 0.028 -0.025
  (0.048) (0.041) (0.037) (0.040) (0.042) (0.060) (0.113)
Age 18-29 (reference group)        
Age 30-39 -0.331*** 0.0273 -0.122*** -0.185*** -0.287*** -0.359*** -0.664***
  (0.052) (0.046) (0.040) (0.044) (0.044) (0.063) (0.120)
Age 40-49 -0.412*** 0.054 -0.105** -0.186*** -0.382*** -0.509*** -0.849***
  (0.054) (0.047) (0.042) (0.045) (0.046) (0.065) (0.127)
Age 50-59 -0.307*** 0.150*** 0.007 -0.050 -0.263*** -0.437*** -0.766***
  (0.057) (0.050) (0.046) (0.049) (0.048) (0.068) (0.135)
Age 60-69 -0.083 0.382*** 0.292*** 0.219*** 0.014 -0.200*** -0.679***
  (0.062) (0.055) (0.047) (0.050) (0.051) (0.073) (0.146)
Male (reference group)        
Female 0.763*** 0.489*** 0.574*** 0.704*** 0.828*** 0.952*** 0.986***
  (0.031) (0.028) (0.026) (0.028) (0.028) (0.039) (0.075)
Single (reference group)        
Married 0.156*** 0.235*** 0.271*** 0.228*** 0.235*** 0.126** -0.091
  (0.043) (0.039) (0.034) (0.037) (0.037) (0.052) (0.099)
Separated 0.003 -0.068 0.016 -0.045 0.022 0.011 -0.090
  (0.068) (0.050) (0.046) (0.050) (0.052) (0.076) (0.141)
Household with no kids (reference group)        
Household with kids 0.137*** 0.086*** 0.120*** 0.128*** 0.104*** 0.157*** 0.083
  (0.035) (0.031) (0.029) (0.031) (0.031) (0.044) (0.085)
Weak social interaction (reference group)        
Strong social interaction 0.379*** 0.283*** 0.309*** 0.346*** 0.414*** 0.454*** 0.374***
  (0.032) (0.029) (0.027) (0.029) (0.029) (0.041) (0.078)
Never smoker (reference group)        
Current smoker -0.613*** -0.430*** -0.571*** -0.558*** -0.632*** -0.685*** -0.702***
  (0.042) (0.036) (0.034) (0.036) (0.037) (0.053) (0.010)
Former smoker -0.082** -0.037 -0.103*** -0.080** -0.056* -0.063 -0.102
  (0.036) (0.033) (0.030) (0.033) (0.033) (0.046) (0.087)
Canadian born (reference group)        
Immigrant -0.044 0.031 0.021 0.013 0.023 -0.050 -0.093
  (0.042) (0.042) (0.037) (0.040) (0.040) (0.056) (0.105)
Quebec (reference group)        
Ontario -0.741*** -0.266*** -0.341*** -0.433*** -0.749*** -1.000*** -1.200***
  (0.045) (0.039) (0.035) (0.038) (0.039) (0.056) (0.107)
British Columbia -0.640*** -0.113** -0.223*** -0.311*** -0.585*** -0.933*** -1.120***
  (0.052) (0.051) (0.044) (0.047) (0.047) (0.067) (0.126)
Atlantic -1.109*** -0.467*** -0.699*** -0.797*** -1.057*** -1.413*** -1.512***
  (0.048) (0.046) (0.041) (0.043) (0.044) (0.062) (0.117)
Western -0.712*** -0.314*** -0.424*** -0.525*** -0.729*** -0.937*** -1.059***
  (0.049) (0.043) (0.038) (0.042) (0.043) (0.061) (0.118)
Constant 4.702*** 0.823*** 1.822*** 2.490*** 4.084*** 6.126*** 8.717***
  (0.070) (0.061) (0.060) (0.063) (0.062) (0.087) (0.168)
  1. Standard errors are in parentheses. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1. The estimates are population weighted using the CCHS sampling weights.