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Table 3 Breakfast meal preparation and consumption during Ramadan

From: The puzzle of self-reported weight gain in a month of fasting (Ramadan) among a cohort of Saudi families in Jeddah, Western Saudi Arabia

  No %
Buying prepared food from outside   
   Always 3 1.8
   Sometimes 40 23.1
   Rarely 130 75.1
The person who is buying food ingredients   
   Father 97 56.1
   Other family member 43 24.9
   Mother 33 19.0
The person who is preparing breakfast meals   
   Mother 129 74.6
   Maid 21 12.1
   Other family members 23 13.3
Are there remnants of the breakfast meals?   
   Always 57 32.9
   Sometimes 89 51.5
   Rarely 27 15.6
Dealing with remnants of the breakfast meals   
   Charity for poor 39 22.5
   Stored for being used later 130 75.2
   Discarded 4 2.3