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Table 2 Food outlets from which pupils report most often or ever purchasing food or drinks at lunchtime

From: Food and drink purchasing habits out of school at lunchtime: a national survey of secondary school pupils in Scotland

  Most often purchase Outlets pupils ever purchase food or drinks**
% pupils (n = 262) % pupils (n = 374) Deprivation (SIMD quintile)  
Least deprived (n = 76) 4 (n = 88) 3 (n = 60) 2 (n = 65) Most deprived (n = 85) p-value
Supermarkets 25.4 41.1 42.7 50.1 43.6 33.8 35.6 0.285
Sandwich shop or bakery 19.3 42.4 48.7 49.6 38.6 42.6 33.4 0.250
Takeaways, fast food, chip shops 17.2 36.5 33.8 29.0 31.1 46.6 41.2 0.133
Newsagents, sweet shops 12.2 49.0 42.6 46.3 37.7 53.1 60.2 0.083
Grocery or corner shops 8.6 27.8 25.5 21.3 30.4 37.3 27.0 0.271
Cafe, coffee shops, restaurants 5.9 15.0 16.5 9.2 22.0 18.1 12.6 0.278
Burger, chip or ice cream van 4.3 16.3 10.9 11.6 14.1 16.8 25.7 0.066
Garage, petrol station 2.2 12.0 9.8 10.3 19.6 19.2 5.5 0.055
Other* 5.0 9.1 10.0 5.1 11.2 10.7 9.6 0.739
  1. *Includes sport centre, healthy food van, pharmacy, post office, **pupils could report more than one place