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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of GLOBE 2014 participantsa

From: Does social distinction contribute to socioeconomic inequalities in diet: the case of ‘superfoods’ consumption

Variables Percentage or mean (SD)
Gender
 Men 44.8
 Women 55.2
Age groups
 25–34 years 25.6
 35–44 years 16.9
 45–54 years 17.6
 55–64 years 19.3
 65–75 years 20.7
Living together with a partner
 Yes 74.0
 No 26.0
Country of birth
 Netherlands 88.5
 Else 11.5
Children living at home
 No 64.3
 Yes 35.7
Employment status
 Full-time employed 38.8
 Part-time employed 24.9
 Unemployed 8.0
 Retired 20.4
 Homemaker 4.5
 Other 3.4
Weekly intake of fruit & vegetables (per 100 grams)b 19.7 (10.0)
Cultural participation
 1 lowest (0–1 visits per year) 24.8
 2 (at least 2 visits per year) 20.9
 3 (at least 4 visits per year) 20.3
 4 (at least 6 visits per year) 17.7
 5 highest (at least 8 visits per year) 16.3
Educational level
 Primary 4.9
 Lower secondary 20.9
 Upper secondary 25.1
 Tertiary 49.1
Household equivalent income
  < €1000/month 13.8
 €1000–€1500/month 20.1
 €1500–€2000/month 24.0
 €2000–€2500/month 29.5
  > €2500/month 12.7
Superfoods consumption (at least once per week)
 Spelt products 41.0
 Quinoa 21.5
 Goji berries, chia seeds or wheatgrass 18.6
  1. a Descriptive statistics calculated on non-imputed and weighted data
  2. b Weekly intake of fruit and vegetables is expressed as mean (standard deviation)