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Table 4 Percent of grocery receipt allocated to 3 categories of food choices by perceived overweight status of respondent and his or her household members.

From: The feasibility and utility of grocery receipt analyses for dietary assessment

  n Fats, oils, and sweets Mean (SD) Processed foods Mean (SD) Low-fat/low-calorie substitutions Mean (SD)
Respondent not perceived as being overweight 21 26.5 (18.2) 7.7 (10.6) 6.9 (10.4)
Respondent perceived as being overweight 27 32.4 (16.3) 12.0 (15.1)* 4.7 (7.4)
No one perceived as being overweight 7 21.2 (17.7) 5.2 (12.4) 7.6 (14.4)
Anyone perceived as being overweight 37 31.7 (16.0)* 11.7 (13.8) 5.3 (7.9)
Spouse not perceived as being overweight 9 20.5 (16.5) 6.8 (12.5) 6.6 (9.3)
Spouse perceived as being overweight 16 33.7 (9.3)* 12.8 (16.7) 1.5 (3.2)*
  1. *Wilcoxon two-sample exact test, one-sided P ≤ 0.10.