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Table 2 Parental lifestyle and food habits

From: Assessing parental traits affecting children’s food habits: an analysis of the determinants of responsible consumption

Variable name Description Mean Frequency Standard deviation Min Max
Awareness Awareness of high-calorie diet 2.461   0.636 1 3
Yes aware   53.8%    
Yes, more less aware   38.5%    
No aware   7.7%    
Information about healthy lifestyle Magazine (1 if yes) 0.738   0.441 0 1
Yes   73.9%    
No   26.1%    
Television and radio (1 if yes) 0.861   0.346 0 1
Yes   86.2%    
No   13.8%    
Consumption of unhealthy foods Frequency of consumption      
Sweet snack 3.300   1.344 1 6
Salty snack 2.715   1.115 1 6
Salami 2.953   1.018 1 6
Junk foods 1.269   0.539 1 6
Soft drink 2.376   1.163 1 6
Energy drink 1.538   0.933 1 6
Chocolate 2.723   1.134 1 6
Sauce (e.g., mayonnaise, ketchup) 2.007   0.952 1 6
Candy 2.946   1.354 1 6
Physical activity Frequency of physical activity 3.246   1.288 1 5
Everyday   14.6%    
3 times a week   11.5%    
1–2 times a week   26.2%    
Rarely   30.0%    
Never   17.7%