Table 3

Frequency of dining out per year for individuals from high- and low-income neighbourhoods
Eating out for/at: High income Low-income p value*
n = 103 n = 101
Snacks or desserts 13.5 (10.3, 17.7) 10.4 (8.0, 13.7) 0.065
Breakfast, lunch and dinner 5.9 (4.3, 8.0) 2.3 (1.7, 3.2) < 0.001
Street vendor 2.7 (2.0, 3.5) 6.5 (4.9, 8.5) < 0.001
Fast food establishments 3.5 (2.7, 4.5) 1.4 (1.1, 1.9) < 0.001
Traditional restaurant (not fast food) 6.0 (4.6, 7.8) 2.7 (2.0, 3.5) < 0.001

Variables presented as geometric means (95% CI); *results of Mann U Whitney test.

Aloia et al.

Aloia et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:4   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-4

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