Table 9

Correlations between VFL categories and eating habits [Total (Percent)].

Questions

Answer

VFL categories

Total (Percent)

P Value


Asked**

Levels**

Normal

High


Q1.

A.

N = 104 (29.1%)

N = 27 (7.6%)

N = 131 (36.7%)

0.666

B.

N = 175 (49.0%)

N = 51 (14.3%)

N = 226 (63.3%)


Q2.

A.

N = 142 (39.8%)

N = 36 (10.1%)

N = 178 (49.9%)

0.482

B.

N = 105 (29.4%)

N = 33 (9.2%)

N = 138 (38.7%)

C.

N = 21 (5.9%)

N = 8 (2.2%)

N = 29 (8.1%)

D.

N = 11 (3.1%)

N = 1 (0.3%)

N = 12 (3.4%)


Q3.

A.

N = 31 (8.7%)

N = 9 (2.5%)

N = 40 (11.2%)

0.060

B.

N = 156 (43.7%)

N = 43 (12.0%)

N = 199 (55.7%)

C.

N = 90 (25.2%)

N = 22 (6.2%)

N = 112 (31.4%)

D.

N = 2 (0.6%)

N = 4 (1.1%)

N = 6 (1.7%)


Q4.

A.

N = 87 (24.4%)

N = 26 (7.3%)

N = 113 (31.7%)

0.091

B.

N = 77 (21.6%)

N = 12 (3.4%)

N = 89 (24.9%)

C.

N = 66 (18.5%)

N = 19 (5.3%)

N = 85 (23.8%)

D.

N = 49 (13.7%)

N = 21 (5.9%)

N = 70 (19.6%)


Q5.

A.

N = 31 (8.7%)

N = 9 (2.5%)

N = 40 (11.2%)

0.694

B.

N = 71 (19.9%)

N = 16 (4.5%)

N = 87 (24.4%)

C.

N = 86 (24.1%)

N = 29 (8.1%)

N = 115 (32.2%)

D.

N = 91 (25.5%)

N = 24 (9.7%)

N = 115 (32.2%)


Q6.

A.

N = 110 (30.8%)

N = 19 (5.3%)

N = 129 (36.1%)

0.013*

B.

N = 71 (19.9%)

N = 16 (4.5%)

N = 87 (24.4%)

C.

N = 48 (13.4%)

N = 20 (5.6%)

N = 68 (19.0%)

D.

N = 50 (14.0%)

N = 23 (6.4%)

N = 73 (20.4%)


Q7.

A.

N = 12 (3.4%)

N = 4 (1.1%)

N = 16 (4.5%)

0.416

B.

N = 51 (14.3%)

N = 17 (4.8%)

N = 68 (19.0%)

C.

N = 119 (33.3%)

N = 25 (7.0%)

N = 144 (40.3%)

D.

N = 97 (27.2%)

N = 32 (9.0%)

N = 129 (36.1%)


Q8.

A.

N = 36 (10.1%)

N = 10 (2.8%)

N = 46 (12.9%)

0.882

B.

N = 95 (26.6%)

N = 26 (7.3%)

N = 121 (33.9%)

C.

N = 98 (27.5%)

N = 25 (7.0%)

N = 123 (34.5%)

D.

N = 50 (14.0%)

N = 17 (4.8%)

N = 67 (18.8%)


Q9.

A.

N = 186 (52.1%)

N = 51 (14.3%)

N = 237 (66.4%)

0.007*

B.

N = 65 (18.2%)

N = 10 (2.8%)

N = 75 (21.0%)

C.

N = 24 (6.7%)

N = 12 (3.4%)

N = 36 (10.1%)

D.

N = 4 (1.1%)

N = 5 (1.4%)

N = 9 (2.5%)


Q10.

A.

N = 42 (11.8%)

N = 13 (3.6%)

N = 55 (15.4%)

0.883

B.

N = 50 (14.0%)

N = 16 (4.5%)

N = 66 (18.5%)

C.

N = 168 (47.1%)

N = 45 (12.6%)

N = 213 (59.7%)

D.

N = 19 (5.3%)

N = 4 (1.1%)

N = 23 (6.4%)


Q11.

A.

N = 25 (7.0%)

N = 7 (2.0%)

N = 32 (9.0%)

0.899

B.

N = 11 (3.1%)

N = 4 (1.1%)

N = 15 (4.2%)

C.

N = 243 (68.1%)

N = 67 (18.8%)

N = 310 (86.8%)


Q12.

A.

N = 10 (2.8%)

N = 5 (1.4%)

N = 15 (4.2%)

0.271

B.

N = 269 (75.4%)

N = 73 (20.4%)

N = 342 (95.8%)


* Indicate statistically significant correlation.

** Questions asked and answer levels were presented in Table 6.

Al-Rethaiaa et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:39   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-39

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