Table 1 Socio-demographic, lifestyle and anthropometric characteristics of participants

From: Takeaway food consumption and cardio-metabolic risk factors in young adults

Socio-demographic, lifestyle or anthropometric characteristic Takeaway 1 per week (n=1342) Takeaway 2 per week (n=554)
  n % n %
Male 557 41.5 357 35.6
Married/living as married 931 69.4 34.2 61.7
Education
 University 622 46.4 233 42.2
 Vocational 388 28.9 174 31.5
 School only 331 24.7 145 26.3
Occupation
 Professional/manager 732 54.6 323 58.3
 Non-manual 247 18.4 92 16.6
 Manual 203 15.1 111 20.0
 Not in workforce 160 11.9 28 5.1
Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia
 Major city 203 15.1 66 11.9
 Inner regional 1030 76.8 454 82.0
 Outer regional 98 7.3 33 6.0
 Remote/very remote 10 0.8 1 0.2
BMI
 Normal (<25 kg/m2) 721 53.7 251 45.4
 Overweight (25–29.9 kg/m2) 439 32.7 201 36.4
 Obese (30 kg/m2) 182 13.6 101 18.3
Waist circumference
 Normal 963 71.8 355 64.1
 Moderate abdominal obesitya 379 28.2 199 35.9
  Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.)
Age (years) 31.6 (2.6) 31.2 (2.6)
Leisure time physical activity
 Minutes per week 168.0 (201.0) 154.3 (182.8)
TV viewing
 Hours per week (geometric mean, s.d.) 9.7 (11.0) 12.0 (14.4)
  1. aModerate abdominal obesity was defined as waist circumference 94 cm for men and 80 cm for women.