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Table 1 Characteristics of 3 groups in stages of most learning

From: Learning cooking skills at different ages: a cross-sectional study

  Child Teen Adult
  N = 198 (22.9 %) N = 286 (33.1 %) N = 381 (44 %)
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Age (yrs) 43 12 39 12 41 11
BMI 24.06 4.66 24.62 3.95 24.80 3.69
Household Size 3.17 1.42 3.06 1.30 3.08 1.33
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Sex Male
37 (18.7)
Female
161 (81.3)
Male
97 (33.9)
Female
189 (66.1)
Male
203 (53.3)
Female
178 (46.7)
SES* High
91 (46)
Low
107 (54)
High
142 (49.7)
Low
144 (50.3)
High
197 (51.7)
Low
184 (48.3)
  N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
Education Level Compulsory
33 (16.7)
Further
117 (59.1)
Higher
48 (24.2)
Compulsory
29 (10.1)
Further
184 (64.3)
Higher
73 (25.5)
Compulsory
48 (12.6)
Further
239 (62.7)
Higher
94 (24.7)
  1. *Socio-economic groupings were created based upon the occupation of the highest earner in the household and were classified as High (ABC1 - higher, intermediate, supervisory, clerical & junior managerial, administrative, professional occupations) versus low (C2DE - skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled manual occupations, unemployed and lowest grade occupations), developed by the ONS, UK Office for National Statistics [53]