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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]