Table 2

Eating patterns of the participants

% (n)


Main meals per day

1-2

22.0(138)

3

64.9 (404)

4-5 or more

12.0(75)


Having breakfast

Every morning

51.0 (319)

1-2 per week

23.8 (149)

Never

6.2 (39)


Fast food consumption

Once or more per day

31.5 (197)

2-6 per week

15.0 (94)

Once a week/month

34.0 (212)

Never

16.8 (105)


Choice of snacks

Fruit

47.8(299)

Cakes and sweets

37.0 (231)

Vegetables

35.5 (222)

Fast food

48.6 (304)

Nuts

18.7(117)


Skipping meal

At least once a day

60.8 (380)


Timing of dinner

Between 17:00-18:59

23.4(146)

Later than 23:00

0.8(5)


Place of meals

At table with family

79.8(499)

In front of TV or computer; or while doing homework

13.9(87)


Akman et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:67   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-67

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