Table 1

Characteristics (mean and range) of study participants

Variable

Mean (range)


Age (yrs)

31.0 (20.0, 62.0)


Body Mass Index (kg/m2)

22.7 (17.8, 31.3)


Freq (%)


Prepare own meals

3 (6)


Live in urban area

40 (80)


Married

32 (64)


Ever smoked

16 (32)


Education

Primary/illiterate (includes Coranic School education)

14 (28)

First half of secondary school

5 (10)

Last half of secondary school

11 (22)

College education

20 (40)


Ethnicity (Maternal)

Arab

1 (2)

Diolas

4 (8)

Mandingues

6 (12)

Mencayne

1 (2)

Pulaar

12 (24)

Sereer

11 (22)

Soninke

1 (2)

Wolof

14 (28)


Ethnicity (Paternal)

Arab

1 (2)

Diolas

4 (8)

Mandingues

4 (8)

Mencayne

1 (2)

Pulaar

13 (26)

Sereer

10 (20)

Soninke

1 (2)

Wolof

16 (32)


Anderson et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:7   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-7

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