Table 1

Socio-demographic characteristics of the completely vegetarian, predominantly vegetarian, non vegetarian total and non vegetarian matched sample
Completely vegetarian Predominantly vegetarian Non vegetarian (total sample) Non vegetarian (matched sample)
N/% female 54/ 70.4% 190 / 75.3% 3872 / 53.0% 242 / 74.0%
Age (SD) 35.4 (13.6) 39.3 (13.4) 41.9 (13.0) 39.0 (13.3)
Secondary graduation (Abitur), % (N) 37.0% (20) 36.8% (70) 15.9% (617) 32.2% (78)
Community size % (N)
pop. < 20.000 29.6% (16) 31.6% (60) 45.6% (3016) 31.4% (76)
pop. = 20.000-100.000 31.5% (17) 24.7% (47) 25.2% (1664) 25.6% (62)
pop. > 100.000 38.9% (21) 42.7% (83) 29.3% (1936) 43.0% (104)
Living situation: Single; % (N) 51.9% (28) 36.3% (69) 23.1% (893) 40.1% (97)
Married, % (N) 33.0% (18) 46.8% (89) 64.7% (2505) 44.2% (107)
Separated, divorced, widowed, % (N) 14.9% (8) 16.4% (31) 11.6% (453) 15.7% (38)

pop. = population.

Michalak et al.

Michalak et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2012 9:67   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-9-67

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