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Table 6 Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of analytic sample and rest of NDNS sample

From: Comparison of individuals with low versus high consumption of home-prepared food in a group with universally high dietary quality: a cross-sectional analysis of the UK National Diet & Nutrition Survey (2008–2016)

Characteristic High DASH analytic sample Rest of sample Total Coefficient (95 %CI)/ x2 p value
n 1063 5301 6364   
Demographic
 Age (mean (SD)) 52.4 (51.2, 53.7) 47.0 (46.3, 47.8) 48.0 (47.3, 48.6) 5.4 (4.0, 6.8) < 0.01
 Sex (% male) 42.2 50.0 48.6 22.8 < 0.01
 Ethnicity (% white) 82.8 90.4 88.9 74.9 < 0.01
 Children (% with a child aged < 16) 28.3 32.3 31.6 18.6 < 0.01
Socioeconomic
 Education (% degree) 38.7 22.6 25.5 127.4 < 0.01
 Equivalised income (% > £35,000) 36.0 26.8 28.5 38.4 < 0.01
 Occupation (% professional) 52.8 40.2 42.5 60.8 < 0.01
  1. Note: Italics indicate statistical significance (p < 0.05)