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Table 1 Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the sample (n = 48,401 women and n = 13,972 men)

From: Social disparities in food preparation behaviours: a DEDIPAC study

  Raw data P-value# Weighted dataa P-value#
Women Men Women Men
Education    <0.0001    <0.0001
 Primary 2.9 3.9   30.2 24.1  
 Secondary 33.1 34.9   44.2 50.9  
 Under-graduate 32.4 23.5   13.3 10.7  
 Post-graduate 31.6 37.7   12.3 14.3  
Occupation    <0.0001    <0.0001
 Self-employed 2.7 4.8   5.2 9.9  
 Never employed 5.1 2.1   5.1 3.6  
 Manual worker, Office worker 34.2 16.8   54.1 39.2  
 Intermediate profession 28.4 24.5   22.9 23.7  
 Managerial staff 29.6 51.8   12.7 23.6  
Monthly household income per household unit    <0.0001    <0.0001
 Unwilling to answer 12.0 6.2   15.1 9.9  
  < 1200 euros 16.5 10.9   24.9 21.0  
 1200–1800 euros 39.9 38.2   40.9 43.4  
 1801–2700 euros 9.0 11.2   6.9 8.9  
  > 2700 euros 22.6 33.5   12.2 16.8  
Age    <0.0001    0.07
 18–24 years 6.0 2.5   10.6 10.8  
 25–34 years 21.8 12.1   13.8 14.1  
 35–54 years 40.9 33.9   35.9 39.1  
  > 55 years 21.3 51.5   39.7 36.0  
Household composition    <0.0001    0.22
 Single 17.8 14.6   16.6 14.6  
 Couple without child 38.8 49.5   37.6 38.2  
 Couple with ≥one child 33.1 26.3   36.6 36.9  
 Household without child and with ≥3 adults 10.3 9.6   9.2 10.3  
  1. aWeighting calculated according to national census reports on age, birthplace, educational level, employment status, marital status, presence of children in the household and geographical area of residence
  2. # P-value represented the overall significance of each variable (Type 3 analysis of effects)