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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in the survey

From: Low consumption of fruits and vegetables among adults in Uganda: findings from a countrywide cross-sectional survey

Characteristic -n-
(n = 3962)
Summary measure
(%)
Sex
 Male 1591 40.2
 Female 2371 59.8
Age group, years
 18–29 1610 40.6
 30–49 1666 42.1
 50–69 686 17.3
Residence
 Urban 1076 27.2
 Rural 2886 72.8
Region
 Western 940 23.7
 Central 962 24.3
 Northern 778 19.6
 Eastern 1282 32.4
Ethnicity
 Baganda 768 19.4
 Banyankore/ Bakiga 698 17.6
 Basoga 315 7.9
 Banyoro/ Batooro 257 6.5
 Lugbara/ Madi 249 6.3
 Other 1675 42.3
Marital status
 Never married 623 15.7
 Married/ Cohabiting 2634 66.4
 Separated/ Divorced/ Widowed 702 17.8
Completed level of education
 No formal school 649 15.7
 Primary school 1614 40.7
 Secondary school 1310 33.1
 University or higher 374 9.4
Employment status
 Employed 2585 65.2
 Unemployed 1376 34.7
BMIa (kg/m2)
 Underweight, < 18.5 328 8.3
 Normal weight, 18.5–24.9 2518 63.6
 Overweight or Obese, ≥25 1116 28.2
  1. aBody Mass Index