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Table 1 Psychosocial and dietary factors at baseline (mean age 25 years). The Oslo Youth Study 1991

From: Psychosocial predictors of eating habits among adults in their mid-30s: The Oslo Youth Study follow-up 1991–1999

   Men (n = 238*) Women (n = 279*) p-value**
Fruit and vegetable score Range
Mean (SD)
1.0 – 5.0
2.6 (0.8)
1.0 – 5.0
3.0 (0.9)
<0.001
Whole grain score Range
Mean (SD)
1.0 – 5.0
2.5 (1.0)
1.0 – 5.0
2.5 (1.0)
0.925
Fat score Range
Mean (SD)
1.0 – 5.0
2.0 (0.8)
1.0 – 4.3
1.8 (0.7)
<0.001
Sugar score Range
Mean (SD)
1.0 – 5.0
2.1 (0.7)
1.0 – 5.0 2.0
(0.7)
0.004
Attitude Range
Mean (SD)
2.4 – 16.7
8.7 (3.1)
2.4 – 18.9
9.9 (3.1)
<0.001
Subjective norm Range
Mean (SD)
1.2 – 15.0
5.6 (3.1)
1.2 – 18.3
5.7 (3.1)
0.612
Perceived behavioural control Range
Mean (SD)
1.1 – 4.0
2.4 (0.5)
1.2 – 4.0
2.6 (0.5)
<0.001
Perceived social norms Range
Mean (SD)
1.0 – 4.0
2.8 (0.5)
1.0 – 4.0
2.6 (0.5)
0.029
  1. * n differ slightly between different variables due to missing values. ** p-value for difference between men and women.