Table 3

Frequency of fast food consumption (per month) and perceived body size

n

Mean frequency

P value


Respondent perceived as being overweight

27

18.8

Respondent not perceived as being overweight

21

9.3

0.02

Anyone perceived as being overweight

37

15.5

No one perceived as being overweight

7

13.1

0.16

Spouse perceived as being overweight

16

17.9

Spouse not perceived as being overweight

9

12.3

0.36


Note: Analysis for anyone versus no one perceived as being overweight includes the sub-sample of respondents that have children in the household. Analysis for spouses includes the sub-sample of respondents that have a spouse in the household (including those with children).

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

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