Table 2

Demographic characteristics
Characteristics High-flavanol chocolate (n = 23) Low-flavanol chocolate (n = 21)
Marital status
 Common-law spouse 19 (82.6) 15 (71.4)
 Married 4 (17.4) 6 (28.6)
Number of children
 0 14 (60.9) 13 (61.9)
 1 7 (30.4) 6 (28.6)
 2 2 (8.7) 1 (4.8)
 3 0 1 (4.8)
Educational attainment
 University degree 17 (73.9) 15 (71.4)
 College or trade certification 5 (21.7) 4 (19.1)
 Some university education 0 1 (4.8)
 Some college education 0 1 (4.8)
 High school diploma 1 (4.4) 0
Women with paid work* 23 (100) 19 (90.5)
Average hours worked (per year)˦ 1,717.1 ± 482.7 1,817.5 ± 503.9
(n = 22) (n = 19)
Perception of financial situation ˦˦
 Sufficient income 13 (56.5) 13 (61.9)
 Low income 10 (43.5) 8 (38.1)
Regular alcohol consumption ˦˦˦ 4 (17.4) 1 (4.8)
Smoker˦˦˦ 0 1 (4.8)

* During the past year Number (percentage).

˦ Values are means ± SD.

˦˦ Perception of women compared to people of their age.

˦˦˦ In the last month.

Mogollon et al.

Mogollon et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:41   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-41

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