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Table 2 Study sample characteristics: demographic factors, and cultural, social and economic capital by educational level

From: Does cultural capital contribute to educational inequalities in food consumption in the Netherlands? A cross-sectional analysis of the GLOBE-2011 survey

   Educational level
Total 1-low 2-midlow 3-midhigh 4-high
(N = 2953)a (n = 263)a (n = 1041)a (n = 678)a (n = 971)a
%b %b %b %b %b
Sex
 Men 43.3 41.4 32.9 44.5 51.8
 Women 56.7 58.6 67.1 55.5 48.2
Marital status
 Married, registered partnership 74.9 63.2 72.4 78.6 76.5
 Single, divorced, widowed 24.6 34.6 27.2 21.0 23.2
 Missing 0.5 2.2 0.4 0.4 0.3
Ethnic backgroundc
 Dutch 84.5 64.9 85.4 87.5 84.9
 Other 10.4 17.8 8.5 10.2 10.9
 Missing 5.1 17.3 6.0 2.3 4.2
Age, mean, in years (SD) 56.4 (13.0) 66.0 (12.3) 61.8 (10.7) 52.9 (12.2) 52.6 (12.9)
Total cultural capital
 Low 39.1 81.6 53.6 38.3 19.6
 Mid 24.4 7.6 27.0 24.2 25.1
 High 36.4 10.3 19.3 37.5 55.2
 Missing 0.1 0.5 0.1 0.0 0.1
Institutionalised cultural capital
 Low 39.4 53.5 60.9 36.2 20.3
 Mid 20.1 1.6 11.4 26.8 26.0
 High 30.3 9.2 12.5 30.1 49.8
 Missing 10.2 35.7 15.1 6.9 4.0
Objectivised cultural capital
 Low 19.1 52.7 22.2 16.2 12.6
 Mid 23.7 17.2 25.8 24.8 22.1
 High 56.0 24.2 50. 58.2 64.7
 Missing 1.3 5.9 1.6 0.8 0.6
Incorporated cultural capital
 Low 29.9 59.7 35.5 28.4 21.0
 Mid 38.4 26.9 42.1 40.4 35.7
 High 31.5 12.9 22.2 31.3 43.1
 Missing 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.3
Total social capital
 Low 32.0 53.0 35.0 31.4 26.2
 Mid 32.6 28.6 34.0 31.3 33.1
 High 35.4 18.4 31.0 37.0 40.8
 Missing 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total economic capital
 Low 36.5 80.0 50.2 36.7 16.8
 Mid 35.3 14.6 31.4 36.2 41.6
 High 27.9 5.4 17.8 27.1 41.3
 Missing 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.3
  1. aAll numbers (N) are unweighted and reflect the actual numbers of participants in the dataset
  2. bAll percentages (%) are weighted and thereby represent the prevalence rates as they existed in the population of Eindhoven of 2004, which is the source population. The weight factors were calculated from the distribution of the characteristics in a random sample drawn from the municipal registry in Eindhoven, October 2004
  3. cDutch: both parents of the respondent were born in the Netherlands (definition by Statistics Netherlands). Other: at least one parent of the respondent was not born in the Netherlands