Table 2

Fruit and vegetable regression results: OLS and quantile estimates

OLS

Quantile regression estimates


(5)

(15)

(25)

(50)

(75)

(90)


Less secondary (reference. group)

post secondary

0.575***

0.369***

0.467***

0.490***

0.560***

0.678***

0.733***

(0.044)

(0.041)

(0.042)

(0.042)

(0.041)

(0.057)

(0.107)

some post secondary

0.318***

0.243***

0.290***

0.232***

0.305***

0.426***

0.307**

(0.066)

(0.067)

(0.056)

(0.059)

(0.060)

(0.085)

(0.154)

secondary

0.203***

0.185***

0.209***

0.173***

0.161***

0.139**

0.368***

(0.057)

(0.048)

(0.047)

(0.049)

(0.049)

(0.070)

(0.138)

Low income (reference group)

High income

0.129***

0.282***

0.242***

0.238***

0.190***

0.052

0.0212

(0.041)

(0.037)

(0.034)

(0.037)

(0.037)

(0.053)

(0.010)

High middle income

0.033

0.157***

0.109***

0.079*

0.074*

-0.022

-0.040

(0.049)

(0.044)

(0.041)

(0.045)

(0.045)

(0.062)

(0.118)

Low middle income

0.049

0.121***

0.104***

0.107***

0.083**

0.028

-0.025

(0.048)

(0.041)

(0.037)

(0.040)

(0.042)

(0.060)

(0.113)

Age 18-29 (reference group)

Age 30-39

-0.331***

0.0273

-0.122***

-0.185***

-0.287***

-0.359***

-0.664***

(0.052)

(0.046)

(0.040)

(0.044)

(0.044)

(0.063)

(0.120)

Age 40-49

-0.412***

0.054

-0.105**

-0.186***

-0.382***

-0.509***

-0.849***

(0.054)

(0.047)

(0.042)

(0.045)

(0.046)

(0.065)

(0.127)

Age 50-59

-0.307***

0.150***

0.007

-0.050

-0.263***

-0.437***

-0.766***

(0.057)

(0.050)

(0.046)

(0.049)

(0.048)

(0.068)

(0.135)

Age 60-69

-0.083

0.382***

0.292***

0.219***

0.014

-0.200***

-0.679***

(0.062)

(0.055)

(0.047)

(0.050)

(0.051)

(0.073)

(0.146)

Male (reference group)

Female

0.763***

0.489***

0.574***

0.704***

0.828***

0.952***

0.986***

(0.031)

(0.028)

(0.026)

(0.028)

(0.028)

(0.039)

(0.075)

Single (reference group)

Married

0.156***

0.235***

0.271***

0.228***

0.235***

0.126**

-0.091

(0.043)

(0.039)

(0.034)

(0.037)

(0.037)

(0.052)

(0.099)

Separated

0.003

-0.068

0.016

-0.045

0.022

0.011

-0.090

(0.068)

(0.050)

(0.046)

(0.050)

(0.052)

(0.076)

(0.141)

Household with no kids (reference group)

Household with kids

0.137***

0.086***

0.120***

0.128***

0.104***

0.157***

0.083

(0.035)

(0.031)

(0.029)

(0.031)

(0.031)

(0.044)

(0.085)

Weak social interaction (reference group)

Strong social interaction

0.379***

0.283***

0.309***

0.346***

0.414***

0.454***

0.374***

(0.032)

(0.029)

(0.027)

(0.029)

(0.029)

(0.041)

(0.078)

Never smoker (reference group)

Current smoker

-0.613***

-0.430***

-0.571***

-0.558***

-0.632***

-0.685***

-0.702***

(0.042)

(0.036)

(0.034)

(0.036)

(0.037)

(0.053)

(0.010)

Former smoker

-0.082**

-0.037

-0.103***

-0.080**

-0.056*

-0.063

-0.102

(0.036)

(0.033)

(0.030)

(0.033)

(0.033)

(0.046)

(0.087)

Canadian born (reference group)

Immigrant

-0.044

0.031

0.021

0.013

0.023

-0.050

-0.093

(0.042)

(0.042)

(0.037)

(0.040)

(0.040)

(0.056)

(0.105)

Quebec (reference group)

Ontario

-0.741***

-0.266***

-0.341***

-0.433***

-0.749***

-1.000***

-1.200***

(0.045)

(0.039)

(0.035)

(0.038)

(0.039)

(0.056)

(0.107)

British Columbia

-0.640***

-0.113**

-0.223***

-0.311***

-0.585***

-0.933***

-1.120***

(0.052)

(0.051)

(0.044)

(0.047)

(0.047)

(0.067)

(0.126)

Atlantic

-1.109***

-0.467***

-0.699***

-0.797***

-1.057***

-1.413***

-1.512***

(0.048)

(0.046)

(0.041)

(0.043)

(0.044)

(0.062)

(0.117)

Western

-0.712***

-0.314***

-0.424***

-0.525***

-0.729***

-0.937***

-1.059***

(0.049)

(0.043)

(0.038)

(0.042)

(0.043)

(0.061)

(0.118)

Constant

4.702***

0.823***

1.822***

2.490***

4.084***

6.126***

8.717***

(0.070)

(0.061)

(0.060)

(0.063)

(0.062)

(0.087)

(0.168)


Standard errors are in parentheses. *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1. The estimates are population weighted using the CCHS sampling weights.

Azagba and Sharaf Nutrition Journal 2011 10:118   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-118

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