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Table 5 Magnitude of Differences in Frequency of Fast Food Consumption among Adults in NYC after Menu Labeling Legislation† (n = 435)

From: Consumer purchasing patterns in response to calorie labeling legislation in New York City

  Number of Fast Food Lunches per Week Number of Fast Food Dinners per Week Number of Snacks per Week Number of Fast Food Meals per Week (including snacks)
Saw Calorie Information But Did Not Use Information (95% CI) (n = 178) -0.25 (-0.59 - 0.09) -0.28 (-0.50 - -0.06)** -0.40 (-0.86 - 0.07)* -1.12 (-1.90 - -0.35)***
Saw Calorie Information and Did Use Information (95% CI) (n = 62) -0.64 (-1.27 - -0.10) ** -0.48 (-0.85 - -0.10)** -0.34 (-0.84 - 0.15) -1.38 (-2.92 - 0.15)*
  1. *p≤0.10; **p <0.05; ***p <0.01;
  2. † Regression analysis controlling for age, race, gender, and restaurant type. The reference group is adults who did not see calorie information. Standard errors were clustered based on restaurant.