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Table 1 Characteristics among parents (n = 85) and children (n = 85) in the Family Food Skills Study

From: Association between diet quality and food waste in Canadian families: a cross-sectional study

Variablen (%)
Household Income a
<$40,0009 (11%)
$40,000-$59,99911 (14%)
$60,000-$79,9997 (9%)
$80,000-$99,99914 (18%)
$100,000-$149,999928 (35%)
>$150,00010 (13%)
Parent Ethnicity
Caucasian70 (82%)
Other15 (18%)
Parent Gender
Female72 (85%)
Male13 (15%)
Total Family Members
Two4 (5%)
Three14 (16%)
Four51 (60%)
Five11 (13%)
Six+5 (6%)
Parent Diet Quality (HEI-2015)
Good Diet (>80)6 (7%)
Needs Improvement (51-80)69 (81%)
Poor Diet (≤50)11 (12%)
Child Diet Quality (HEI-2015)
Good Diet (>80)11 (13%)
Needs Improvement (51-80)70 (82%)
Poor Diet (≤50)4 (5%)
  1. aSix parents did not disclose their household income