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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Do habits always override intentions? Pitting unhealthy snacking habits against snack-avoidance intentions

Gender   n %
  Male 53 22.2%
  Female 186 77.8%
Age   Mean SD
Range: 18-67   41.77 11.30
Ethnic Group   n %
  White-British 182 76.8%
  White-Irish 5 2.1%
  White-Other 39 16.5%
  Black-Caribbean 1 0.4%
  Black-Other 1 0.4%
  Bangladeshi 2 0.8%
  Asian Other 3 1.3.%
  Chinese 4 1.7%
Employment   n %
  Employed 214 91.1%
  Unemployed 21 8.9%
Education   n %
  No educational qualifications 2 0.9%
  CSE, GCSE or ‘O’ Levels 26 11.1%
  Vocational qualifications 16 6.8%
  ‘A’ or ‘AS’ Level/ Higher School Certificate 32 13.6%
  Undergraduate Degree 80 34.0%
  Postgraduate qualification (e.g. Masters, PhD) 79 33.6%
Home Ownership   n %
  Home owner 155 64.9%
  Private tenant 66 27.6%
  Council tenant 8 3.3%
  Living with parent/relative 10 4.2%
BMI (kg/m 2 )   Mean SD
Range: 17.32-48.48   25.28 5.59
   n %
  Healthy Weight 136 57.9%
  Overweight 69 29.4%
  Obese 30 12.8%
  1. SD, standard deviation; BMI, body mass index; Healthy weight = BMI ≥18.5 < 25 kg/m2, Overweight = BMI ≥25 < 30 kg/m2, Obese = BMI ≥30 kg/m2.