Table 3

Percentage fast food consumption by different ethnic groups in South Africa

Fast food

Black

n = 1938

% (CI)

Mixed ancestry

n = 601

% (CI)

Indian

n = 389

% (CI)

White

n = 353

% (CI)


Frequency Of use

Never/Hardly ever

67.6

65.2 - 70.2

60.5

56.2 - 64.8

43.4

38.4 - 48.5

44.8

38.7 - 50.8

2-3 times per month

21.4

19.4 - 23.5

26.8

23.0 - 30.5

30.1

25.7 = 34.4

28.3

23.6 - 33.1

Once a week

5.5

4.5 - 6.6

7.4

5.3 - 9.4

13.9

10.6 - 17.1

15.6

11.9 - 19.3

2-3 times per week

4.3

3.2 - 5.4

3.8

2.3 - 5.4

9.3

6.2 - 12.3

8.2

5.3 - 11.2

Nearly every day

0.8

0.4 - 1.2

0.8

0.1 - 1.6

1.8

0.4 - 3.2

2.8

0.9 - 4.8

Every day

0.2

0.0 - 0.4

0.7

0.0 - 1.3

1.5

0.4 - 2.7

0.3

0.0 - 0.8


Money spent on fast food per month

R0

50.9

48.2 - 53.5

34.8

29.8 - 39.7

19.0

14.9 - 23.1

25.2

19.2 - 31.2

R1 - R25

5.9

4.8 - 7.0

8.3

5.9 - 10.7

3.6

1.6 - 5.6

4.8

2.7 - 7.0

R26 - R75

23.4

21.2 - 25.5

25.7

21.4 - 29.9

22.4

17.1 - 27.6

17.8

13.2 - 22.5

R76 - R100

7.5

6.3 - 8.6

13.2

10.3 - 16.2

13.6

10.4 - 16.9

15.9

11.6 - 20.1

R101-R200

7.3

6.0 - 8.5

11.1

8.1 - 14.1

23.1

18.6 - 27.7

21.2

16.9 - 25.6

> R200

4.3

3.3 - 5.4

5.8

3.8 - 7.8

15.2

10.5 - 19.9

14.4

10.6 - 18.3

Dont know

0.8

0.3 - 1.2

1.2

0.2 - 2.1

3.1

1.2 - 4.9

0.6

0.0 - 1.3


CI = 95% confidence interval

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

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