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Table 3 Chi-Square (X2) values for comparison of perceived environmental benefit between demographic groups

From: A cross-sectional survey of the readiness of consumers to adopt an environmentally sustainable diet

Perceived importance Education Children at home Age Gender
High (%) Low (%) X2(1) P(2) No (%) Yes (%) X2 p U35 (%) 35 + (%) X2 p F (%) M (%) X2 p
Packaging Low (%) 9 6 4.5 0.10 9 9 1.3 0.53 9 8 5.1 0.36 8 10 3.7 0.45
Med (%) 27 17 27 23 28 22 23 30
High (%) 64 77 65 69 63 70 68 60
Local Low (%) 4 8 5.8 0.06 5 3 0.9 0.63 5 4 12.6 0.40 4 4 8.3 0.08
Med (%) 19 11 18 16 20 15 14 24
High (%) 77 82 77 82 75 81 81 71
Seasonal Low (%) 3 11 12.1 < 0.001 4 4 1.0 0.60 4 4 10.1 0.88 3 6 9.7 0.05
Med (%) 24 26 26 22 24 25 22 31
High (%) 73 63 70 74 72 71 75 64
Red Meat Low (%) 9 20 10.9 < 0.001 11 10 1.0 0.61 8 14 15.4 0.01 10 13 2.1 0.72
Med (%) 22 29 22 25 20 27 22 25
High (%) 69 51 67 65 72 58 68 62
Plant Protein Low (%) 20 35 8.5 0.01 22 23 3.2 0.20 23 23 11.5 0.04 19 29 7.3 0.12
Med (%) 35 35 33 42 30 42 35 36
High (%) 45 29 45 35 47 36 46 35
Air Freighted Low (%) 3 5 3.0 0.22 3 3 0.0 0.98 4 3 8.0 0.30 3 3 1.0 0.91
Med (%) 16 23 18 17 20 14 16 20
High (%) 80 72 79 80 77 82 80 77
Sust. Fish Low (%) 10 12 0.5 0.79 11 10 0.3 0.85 12 8 12.3 0.11 8 17 11.5 0.02
Med (%) 26 22 25 25 28 22 25 27
High (%) 64 66 64 65 60 70 68 57
Food Waste Low (%) 5 6 4.0 0.13 6 5 0.2 0.90 7 3 11.8 0.03 3 10 13.1 0.01
Med (%) 21 11 19 20 22 15 19 20
High (%) 74 83 75 75 71 81 78 70
Organic Low (%) 36 37 0.1 0.95 37 35 4.2 0.12 40 31 11.7 0.15 30 49 16.4 < 0.001
Med (%) 37 37 34 43 35 39 39 31
High (%) 27 26 29 22 25 30 31 20