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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for 183 participants

From: Reds are more important than greens: how UK supermarket shoppers use the different information on a traffic light nutrition label in a choice experiment

  Number (%)   Number (%)
Gender   Age when finished education  
 Female 102 (61.8)  Not yet finished 0 (0.0)
 Male 63 (38.2)  Never went to school 0 (0.0)
 Missing 18  14 or under 3 (1.8)
Age    16 years 44 (26.8)
 18 to 25 3 (1.8)  18 years 29 (17.7)
 26 to 35 8 (4.9)  19 years or over 88 (53.7)
 36 to 45 21 (12.7)  Missing 19
 46 to 55 38 (23.0) Highest qualification  
 56 to 65 57 (34.6)  Degree or equivalent 88 (53.7)
 66 to 75 31 (18.8)  A level 15 (9.2)
 76+ 7 (4.2)  O level/GCSE 19 (11.6)
 Missing 18  School certificate 9 (5.5)
Ethnicity    NVQ 6 (3.7)
 White/white British 158 (97.5)  Trade apprenticeship 6 (3.7)
 Asian/Asian British 2 (1.2)  Clerical/commercial qual 3 (1.8)
 Black/African/Black British 0 (0.0)  Other 18 (11.0)
 Mixed/multiple groups 0 (0.0)  Missing 19
 Other ethnic group 2 (1.2) Employment  
 Missing 21  Full time student 1 (0.6)
    Employed 79 (47.9)
    Employment training 0 (0.0)
    Unemployed 6 (3.6)
    Unable to work 2 (1.2)
    Retired 60 (36.4)
    Permanent carer 10 (6.1)
    Other 7 (4.2)
    Missing 18