Table 1

Characteristics of NPAAS participants in primary sample based on NPAAS primary visit
Characteristic N = 450 %
(Median, inter-quartile range if applicable)
Age (years)
  59-69 213 47.3
  69-79 190 42.2
  79-91 47 10.4
Body Mass Index
  <25 156 34.7
  25- < 30 121 26.9
  > = 30 173 38.4
Race/Ethnicity
  Non-Hispanic White 228 64.0
  African-American 84 18.6
  Hispanic 64 14.2
  Asian/Pacific Islander 8 1.8
  Other 6 1.3
Annual income (dollars $)
  <20,000 43 9.9
  20,000-34,999 92 21.2
  35,000-49,999 84 19.4
  50,000-74,999 98 22.6
  > = 75,000 117 27.0
Education
  College degree or higher 226 50.6
  Some college 157 35.1
  High school diploma/GED 48 10.7
  Less than high school 16 3.6
Current Smoking 11 2.5
Recreational episodes per week:
  <2 70 15.8
  2-4 36 8.1
  >4 337 76.1
% Meals Eaten at Home:
  Based on the Four Day Food Record (4DFR) 85.7 (76.5-94.1)
  Based on the 24 Hr Dietary Recall (24HR) 81.8 (68.8-92.3)
Body Image:
  Discordance (perceived minus ideal) 1.0 (1.0-2.0)
Three Factor Eating Scale (TFEQ-R18) 1:
  Cognitive Restraint of Eating 15.0 (14.0-16.0)
  Uncontrolled Eating 26.0 (23.0-28.0)
  Emotional Eating 9.9 (6.0-11.0)
Crowne-Marlowe Social Desirability 2 21.0 (17.0-25.0)

1possible values from 6–24 for Restraint, 9–36 for Uncontrolled Eating, and 3–12 for Emotional Eating.

2possible values from 0 to 33.

Mossavar-Rahmani et al.

Mossavar-Rahmani et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:63   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-63

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