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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population (n = 337)a

From: Environmental footprints of food consumption and dietary patterns among Lebanese adults: a cross-sectional study

  Study population
(n = 337)
Demographic characteristics
Age (years)
 18–30 111(32.9)
 31–40 103(30.6)
  ≥ 41 123(36.5)
Sex
 Males 168 (49.8)
 Females 169 (50.2)
Social and lifestyle characteristics
Crowding index
  < 1 122(36.4)
  ≥ 1 213(63.6)
p-value
Marital status
 Single 129(38.3)
 Married 208(61.7)
Education
 Up to High school 231(68.5)
 University level 106(31.5)
Smoking
 No 231(68.5)
 Yes 106(31.5)
Physical activity level
 Low 122(36.2)
 moderate 68(20.2)
 High 147(43.6)
Dietary intake characteristics
 Energy intake (Kcal) 2638.87 ± 1231.08
 Carbohydrates (% of total energy) 49.06 ± 7.03
 Proteins (% of total energy) 15.71 ± 2.90
 Fats (% of total energy) 36.48 ± 6.90
  1. aValues in this table represent n(%) and mean ± SD for categorical and continuous variables respectively