Table 2

Percentage street food consumption by different ethnic groups in South Africa

Street food

Black

n = 1936

% (CI)

Mixed ancestry n = 604

% (CI)

Indian

n = 388

% (CI)

White

n = 353

% (CI)


Frequency Of use

Never/Hardly ever

54.7

52.0 - 57.4

77.6

73.5 - 81.7

84.8

80.5 - 89.0

90.4

87.0 - 93.7

2-3 times per month

21.4

19.4 - 23.4

8.8

6.4 - 11.2

8.3

5.0 - 11.5

5.1

3.0 - 7.2

Once a week

8.9

7.5 - 10.2

4.5

2.9 - 6.1

2.8

1.1 - 4.6

1.4

0.2 - 2.7

2-3 times per week

9.1

7.8 - 10.4

5.8

3.7 - 8.0

2.1

0.5 - 3.6

1.4

0.2 - 2.6

Nearly every day

3.9

3.0 - 5.0

1.7

0.7 - 2.6

1.3

0.2 - 2.4

0.6

0.0 - 1.3

Every day

2.0

1.3 - 2.8

1.7

0.5 - 2.8

0.8

0.0 - 1.6

1.1

0.0 - 2.5


Money spent on street food per week

R0

41.3

38.6 - 43.9

60.9

56.0 - 65.9

75.8

70.7 - 81.0

82.4

78.0 - 86.8

R1 - R20

27.4

25.2 - 29.6

18.5

15.2 - 21.9

11.1

7.5 - 14.6

8.8

5.7 - 11.9

R21 - R40

18.8

17.0 - 20.6

13.4

10.6 - 16.2

7.5

4.8 - 10.1

5.1

2.7 - 7.5

R41 - R60

6.3

5.0 - 7.5

3.1

1.7 - 4.6

3.1

1.3 - 4.9

2.5

0.7 - 4.4

> R60

4.6

3.5 - 5.8

2.6

1.3 - 4.0

2.3

0.9 - 3.7

1.1

0.0 - 2.2

Don't know

1.6

0.9 - 2.3

1.3

0.3 - 2.3

0.3

0.0 - 0.8

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Type of Street food

Fruit

35.8

33.3 - 38.2

20.0

16.3 - 23.8

13.9

9.8 - 18.0

9.6

6.4 - 12.9

Soft drinks

16.4

14.6 - 18.3

13.4

10.3 - 16.5

8.7

5.7 - 11.8

4.8

2.2 - 7.4

Cooked food

9.7

8.3 - 11.2

4.8

3.0 - 6.6

3.1

1.2 - 5.0

1.1

0.0 - 2.2

Sweets & biscuits

11.8

10.2 - 13.4

5.8

3.7 - 7.9

2.6

1.1 - 4.0

1.7

0.4 - 3.0

Savoury snacks

14.5

12.7 - 16.2

11.6

9.0 - 14.2

7.2

4.7 - 9.7

2.3

0.8 - 3.8

Other

13.1

11.4 - 14.7

9.6

6.6 - 12.6

4.4

2.3 - 6.4

5.1

2.4 - 7.8


CI = 95% confidence interval

Steyn et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:104   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-104

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