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Table 1 Sociodemographic and lifestyle characteristics of included and excluded samples, and meat reduction and legume increase samples, NutriNet-Santé 2009–2018, n = 37,591

From: Rebalancing meat and legume consumption: change-inducing food choice motives and associated individual characteristics in non-vegetarian adults

  Included
(n = 25,393)
Excluded
(n = 12,198)
  Meat reduction
(n = 22,567)
Legume increase
(n = 16,446)
  n % n % p1 n % n %
Sex      < 0.0001     
 Men 5741 22.6 3523 28.9   5138 22.8 3345 20.3
 Women 19,652 77.4 8675 71.1   17,429 77.2 13,101 79.7
Age      < 0.0001     
 [18–30[ 920 3.6 709 5.8   825 3.7 625 3.8
 [30–50[ 7522 29.6 3714 30.5   6711 29.7 5097 31.0
 [50–65[ 8934 35.2 3830 31.4   8014 35.5 5841 35.5
 [65 + [ 8017 31.6 3945 32.3   7017 31.1 4883 29.7
Monthly household income classes      < 0.0001     
  < 1200 € 3444 13.6 2093 17.2   3036 13.5 2198 13.4
 1200–1800 € 5029 19.8 2684 22.0   4445 19.7 3247 19.7
 1800–2700 € 5884 23.2 2770 22.7   5251 23.3 3789 23.0
  > 2700 € 8530 33.6 3133 25.7   7642 33.9 5624 34.2
 Refused to declare 2506 9.9 1518 12.4   2193 9.7 1588 9.7
Socioprofessional category2      < 0.0001     
 Self-employed, farmer, employee, manual worker 6497 25.6 3436 28.5   5686 25.2 3989 24.3
 Intermediate profession 6201 24.4 2714 22.5   5478 24.3 4128 25.1
 Managerial staff, intellectual profession 10,403 41.0 4124 34.2   9340 41.4 6831 41.5
 No occupation 311 1.2 587 4.9   273 1.2 199 1.2
 Unemployed 1981 7.8 1211 10.0   1790 7.9 1299 7.9
Educational level2      < 0.0001     
 None or primary 406 1.6 299 2.5   344 1.5 214 1.3
 Secondary 6410 25.2 3757 30.9   5635 25.0 3659 22.2
 Undergraduate and others 8224 32.4 3713 30.6   7293 32.3 5491 33.4
 Postgraduate 10,353 40.8 4376 36.0   9295 41.2 7082 43.1
Household composition2      < 0.0001     
 Alone without children 4666 18.4 2507 20.8   4092 18.1 3024 18.4
 Alone with at least one child 1712 6.7 882 7.3   1530 6.8 1073 6.5
 Two adults living as a couple without children 10,526 41.5 4769 39.5   9351 41.4 6705 40.8
 Two adults living as a couple with at least one child 8025 31.6 3444 28.5   7174 31.8 5344 32.5
 Two or more adults without children 464 1.8 473 3.9   420 1.9 300 1.8
Size of the urban residence unit2      < 0.0001     
 Rural 5467 21.5 2718 23.2   4856 21.5 3465 21.1
  < 20,000 inhabitants 3846 15.2 1840 15.7   3411 15.1 2470 15.0
 20,000–200,000 inhabitants 4678 18.4 2150 18.4   4156 18.4 2971 18.1
  > 200,000 inhabitants 11,402 44.9 4987 42.6   10,144 45.0 7540 45.8
Latest weight-loss diet followed      < 0.0001     
 No declared diet 9758 38.4 7717 63.3   8687 38.5 6441 39.2
  < 5 years 1852 7.3 489 4.0   1656 7.3 1201 7.3
  > 5 years 13,783 54.3 3992 32.7   12,224 54.2 8804 53.5
  1. 1p for chi2 test
  2. 2Among all the participants after exclusion of missing values