Table 4

Association of Demographic Characteristics with Weekly Consumption of Fast-Food Meals (FFM) among 599 Mexican-Origin Women, by Country of Birth

Variable

U.S.-Born (n = 194)

Coefficient (SE)

Mexico-born (n = 405)

Coefficient (SE)


Age

-0.01 (0.01)

-0.01 (0.01)

≥ 1 Child in household

0.12 (0.29)

-0.10 (0.13)

Lone parent household

0.09 (0.23)

0.25 (0.12)*

SNAP

-0.56 (0.23)**

-0.13 (0.09)

Employed full-time

0.27 (0.23)

0.26 (0.10)**

SSB consumption/day

0.22 (0.05)***

0.11 (0.03)***


Intercept

1.47 (0.48)**

1.01 (0.23)***

Adjusted R2 of model

0.154

0.099

Significance of χ2 in model

< 0.0001

< 0.0001


Dependent variable is weekly consumption of fast-food meals (FFM). All variables simultaneously entered.

Statistically significant at the level of: * p < 0.05 ** p < 0.01 *** p < 0.001

Sharkey et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:101   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-101

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