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Table 3 Characteristics of the study sample by intervention assignment

From: Impact of the Healthy Foods North nutrition intervention program on Inuit and Inuvialuit food consumption and preparation methods in Canadian Arctic communities

  Intervention Control p-value
(n = 221) (n = 111)
Mean SD Mean SD
Age (years) 45.5 14.1 41.9 10.7 0.011
  N % n %  
Gender      
Men 44 20 20 18  
Women 177 80 91 82 0.682
Material Style of Life (MSL)      
Low (MSL score <8) 64 30 28 25  
Intermediate (MSL score 8–12) 77 36 35 32  
High (MSL score >12) 73 34 47 43 0.312
Education 3      
Low 81 38 46 42  
Intermediate 87 41 39 36  
High 45 21 24 22 0.662
Number of adults living in the household who receive income support     
No 56 26 24 22  
Yes 159 74 85 78 0.032
People in household working      
No 130 60 52 48  
Yes 85 40 57 52 0.432
  1. 1A Student t-test was performed.
  2. 2A Chi-square test was performed.
  3. 3Low: none, some elementary school, elementary school completed, some junior high school; Intermediate:, some high school, junior high school or high school completed; High: some college or trade school, college or trade school completed, some university or university completed.