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Table 1 Characteristics of study population, 2001–2016

From: Daily cost of consumer food wasted, inedible, and consumed in the United States, 2001–2016

CharacteristicnaPercent (95% CI)b
Age (y)39,758  
 20–30 21.2(20.2–22.2)
 31–50 37.5(36.5–38.6)
 51–70 30.4(29.4–31.3)
 70+ 10.9(10.4–11.5)
Sex39,758  
 Women 51.9(51.3–52.4)
 Men 48.1(47.6–48.7)
Race/ethnicity33,341  
 Non-Hispanic white 77.9(75.7–80.0)
 Non-Hispanic black 12.7(11.3–14.3)
 Mexican-American 9.3(8.0–10.8)
Education39,719  
 Less than high school 17.2(16.2–18.2)
 High school or equivalent 23.4(22.5–24.3)
 Some college 31.6(30.7–32.4)
 College graduate 27.8(26.3–29.4)
Income-to-poverty ratio36,784  
  < 0.75 9.1(8.3–9.8)
 0.75–1.30 13.0(12.2–13.8)
 1.31–1.99 13.3(12.6–13.9)
 2.00–3.99 28.8(27.7–29.8)
 4.00+ 35.9(34.3–37.6)
  1. aSample sizes are unweighted
  2. bPercentages within each column adjusted for survey weight