Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of the respondents (n = 48)

n (%)


Respondent shopping for self and child(ren)

44 (91.7)

Respondent shopping for self and spouse

25 (52.1)

Self-report of diagnosis by a physician for any household member:

High blood pressure

7 (14.6)

Diabetes

1 (2.1)

Coronary heart disease

1 (2.1)

High cholesterol

4 (8.3)

Current smoker in household

7 (14.6)

Fair or poor health (respondent)

5 (10.4)

No physical activity (respondent)

28 (58.3)


Martin et al. Nutrition Journal 2006 5:10   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-5-10

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