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Table 1 Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of the sample (weighted data) (n = 104,265)

From: Energy, nutrient and food content of snacks in French adults

  Weighted data (%)
Sex
 Men 47.6
 Women 52.4
Age class
 18–30 y 20.6
 31–45 y 27.9
 46–60 y 25.1
 < 60 y 26.4
Educational level
 Primary 27.7
 Secondary 47.4
 Undergraduate 11.9
 Postgraduate 13.0
Occupational categories b
 Never employed 3.2
 Self-employed (craftsman, shopkeeper, company manager, farmer) 7.5
 Managerial staff 19.6
 Employees 32.4
 Manual workers 15.2
 Intermediate professions 22.1
Household income per consumption unit
 Unwilling to declare 11.8
 < 1200 euros 24.0
 1200–1800 euros 292
 1800–2700 euros 20.2
 > 2700 euros 14.8
Living area
 Rural 24.7
 20,000 inhabitants. 16.6
 20,000–200,000 inhabitants. 18.6
 > 200,000 inhabitants 40.1
Household composition
 Living alone 16.2
 Living with other adult(s) but no child 47.2
 Living with at least one child 36.6
  1. aWeighting accounted for socio-demographic characteristics compared with the national population census (age, occupational category, household including at least one child or not and living area)
  2. bUnemployed and retired individuals were asked to indicate their last occupation status. In this particular case, the previous status was used to assess the occupation in the analyses