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Table 2 Eating patterns of the participants

From: Eating patterns of Turkish adolescents: a cross-sectional survey

   % (n)
Main meals per day 1-2 22.0(138)
  3 64.9 (404)
  4-5 or more 12.0(75)
Having breakfast Every morning 51.0 (319)
  1-2 per week 23.8 (149)
  Never 6.2 (39)
Fast food consumption Once or more per day 31.5 (197)
  2-6 per week 15.0 (94)
  Once a week/month 34.0 (212)
  Never 16.8 (105)
Choice of snacks Fruit 47.8(299)
  Cakes and sweets 37.0 (231)
  Vegetables 35.5 (222)
  Fast food 48.6 (304)
  Nuts 18.7(117)
Skipping meal At least once a day 60.8 (380)
Timing of dinner Between 17:00-18:59 23.4(146)
  Later than 23:00 0.8(5)
Place of meals At table with family 79.8(499)
  In front of TV or computer; or while doing homework 13.9(87)