Table 3 Physical activity and dietary habits in 1991 (33 y) by education at 33 y

From: Changes in diet and physical activity in the 1990s in a large British sample (1958 birth cohort)

  Education
  Higher (%) A level (%) O level (%) <O level (%) None (%)
Males      
aActivity; rarely active 26 29 34 37 46
bChips; low and rare frequency 45 31 26 21 21
bFried food; low and rare frequency 56 45 40 35 29
cFruit and salad; low and rare frequency 55 58 59 59 63
Females      
aActivity; rarely active 23 30 31 38 40
bChips; low and rare frequency 66 58 48 37 27
bFried food; low and rare frequency 76 72 68 57 40
cFruit and salad; low and rare frequency 25 27 35 43 53
  1. aRarely; ≤3 × per month.
  2. bLow and rare frequency; <1 day per week.
  3. cLow and rare frequency; ≤6 days per week.