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Table 3 Characteristics of individuals included in the analyses

From: Association between home food preparation skills and behaviour, and consumption of ultra-processed foods: Cross-sectional analysis of the UK National Diet and nutrition survey (2008–2009)

Variable Level n (%); (N = 509)
Sex Male 221 (43.4)
Female 288 (56.6)
Age group (years) 19–29 84 (16.5)
30–39 102 (20.0)
40–49 84 (16.5)
50–59 100 (19.7)
60–69 76 (14.9)
70+ 63 (12.4)
NS-SEC Professional & managerial 204 (40.1)
Intermediate 101 (19.8)
Routine & manual 204 (40.1)
Household composition Participant lives with other adults 346 (68.0)
Participant lives with children 184 (36.2)
Home food preparation skills and behaviour Confident with all 8 techniques 273 (53.6)
Confident will all 10 foods 261 (51.3)
Able to bake cake/biscuits without help 364 (72.5)
Cook main meal 5+ times per week 347 (68.2)
  1. NS-SEC National Statistics Socio-economic Classification