Table 2

Study population described by the applied variables (%, n)
Baseline 1990, age 15 years First follow-up 1994, age 19 years Second follow-up 2002, age 27 years

Total population

(n=561) % (n)

Women (n=346)

% (n)

Men

(n=215) % (n)

Total population (n=561) % (n)

Women (n=346)

% (n)

Men (n=215)

% (n)

Total Population

(n=561) % (n)

Women (n=346)

% (n)

Men (n=215)

% (n)

Breakfast consumption
Every day 80.7 (453) 78.6 (272) 84.2 (181) 69.9 (392) 70.5 (244) 68.8 (148) 62.2 (349)a 67.1 (232) 54.4 (117)
Several times a week 11.4 (64) 12.1 (42) 10.2 (22) 18.4 (103) 18.8 (65) 17.7 (38) 22.3 (125) 19.4 (67) 27.0 (58)
Once a week 3.2 (18) 3.5 (12) 2.8 (6) 5.2 (29) 4.6 (16) 6.1 (13) 7.1 (40) 6.1 (21) 8.8 (19)
More seldom/never 4.1 (23) 5.2 (18) 2.3 (5) 6.2 (35) 5.5 (19) 7.4 (16) 7.1 (40) 6.9 (24) 7.4 (16)
Missing 0.5 (3) 0.6 (2) 0.5 (1) 0.4 (2) 0.6 (2) 0.0 (0) 1.3 (7) 0.6 (2) 2.3 (5)
Lunch consumption
Every day 74.9 (420) 73.1 (253) 77.7 (167) 71.8 (403) 70.8 (245) 73.5 (158) 70.4 (395) 70.2 (243) 70.7 (152)
Several times a week 18.7 (105) 19.4 (67) 17.7 (38) 22.6 (127) 23.1 (80) 21.9 (47) 23.5 (132) 25.7 (89) 20.0 (43)
Once a week 1.6 (9) 1.7 (6) 1.4 (3) 2.1 (12) 2.0 (7) 2.3 (5) 2.9 (16) 1.5 (5) 5.1 (11)
More seldom/never 4.3 (24) 5.2 (18) 2.8 (6) 3.0 (17) 3.5 (11) 2.3 (5) 2.0 (11) 2.0 (7) 1.9 (4)
Missing 0.5 (3) 0.6 (2) 0.5 (1) 0.4 (2) 0.6 (2) 0.0 (0) 1.3 (7) 0.6 (2) 2.3 (5)
Evening meal consumption
Every day 72.4 (406) 69.7 (241) 76.7 (165) 59.0 (331)b 53.5 (185) 67.9 (146) 88.6 (497) 89.0 (308) 87.9 (189)
Several times a week 26.6 (149) 29.2 (101) 22.3 (48) 33.7 (189) 37.6 (130) 27.4 (59) 10.0 (56) 10.1 (35) 9.8 (21)
Once a week 0.2 (1) 0.0 (0) 0.5 (1) 4.3 (24) 4.3 (15) 4.2 (9) 0.2 (1) 0.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
More seldom/never 0.7 (4) 1.2 (4) 0.0 (0) 2.9 (16) 4.3 (15) 0.5 (1) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0)
Missing 0.2 (1) 0.0 (0) 0.5 (1) 0.2 (1) 0.3 (1) 0.0 (0) 1.3 (7) 0.6 (2) 2.3 (5)
Adolescent family social class
Social class I 7.0 (39) 6.7 (23) 7.4 (16)
Social class II 26.0 (146) 24.0 (83) 29.3 (63)
Social class III 28.2 (158) 29.2 (101) 26.5 (57)
Social class IV 26.6 (149) 28.0 (97) 24.2 (52)
Social class V 10.9 (61) 11.0 (38) 10.7 (23)
Social class VI 0.2 (1) 0.3 (1) 0.0 (0)
Missing 1.3 (7) 0.9 (3) 1.9 (4)
Adolescent family structure
Traditional 81.1 (455) 82.7 (286) 78.6 (169)
Other 18.5 (104) 17.3 (60) 20.5 (44)
Missing 0.4 (2) 0.0 (0) 0.9 (2)

a Gender difference p=0.003.

b Gender difference p<0.001.

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