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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of data generated for English Middle Super Output Areas (MSOA)

From: The relationship between unhealthy food sales, socio-economic deprivation and childhood weight status: results of a cross-sectional study in England

  Mean (Standard deviation), or Median; 25th centile - 75th centile
Weight status  
 % Reception children overweight or obese 23.5 (4.4)
 % Reception children obese 9.4 (2.9)
 % Year 6 children overweight or obese 34.5 (5.9)
 % Year 6 children obese 18.7 (5.0)
Food sales  
 Biscuits 68520; 39110 - 107710
 Cakes 172280; 99710 - 271980
 Crisps 120580; 72130 - 191150
 Fresh Fruit 937490; 560120 - 1392990
 Fresh Vegetables 733180; 410660 - 1113200
 Frozen Fruit 6840; 3857.5 - 11330
 Frozen Vegetables 80640; 49080 - 130380
 Sweetened drinks 358390; 217540 - 561210
 Pies 305450; 184470 - 467160
Demographic co-variates  
 Income deprivation affecting children (IDACI) 0.17; 0.10 - 0.30
 % MSOA population aged under 7 years 9.8 (2.0)
 % MSOA population aged 10–14 years 6.6 (1.2)
 % MSOA population of non-white ethnicity 1.4; 0.5 - 5.8
  1. Note- Weight status - average prevalence across 2008/9, 2009/10, 2010/11), Food sales represent units sold 2012/13, demographic details for MSOA are from the 2001 UK Census, and IDACI data were collected in 2010