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Table 3 Regression coefficient (95 % confidence interval) of individual characteristics on the changes in eating behaviour before and during the COVID-19 pandemic

From: Change in eating habits and physical activities before and during the COVID-19 pandemic in Hong Kong: a cross‐sectional study via random telephone survey

  Dinning out Ordering take-away Cooking at home Consuming sugary drinks Consuming fast food Eating fruits Eating vegetables
Male -0.09 (-0.35, 0.17) 0.06 (-0.15, 0.27) -0.12 (-0.50, 0.26) 0.07 (0.01, 0.13) * 0.06 (-0.02, 0.14) -0.08 (-0.23, 0.07) -0.01 (-0.13, 0.10)
Aged 64 years or above 0.44 (0.13, 0.74) ** -0.24 (-0.49, 0.01) -0.27 (-0.72, 0.19) -0.09 (-0.16, -0.02) * 0.00 (-0.10, 0.09) -0.11 (-0.29, 0.06) 0.01 (-0.13, 0.14)
Overweight 0.00 (-0.24, 0.24) 0.08 (-0.11, 0.28) -0.05 (-0.40, 0.31) 0.01 (-0.04, 0.07) 0.01 (-0.07, 0.08) -0.01 (-0.15, 0.13) -0.04 (-0.14, 0.07)
Married 0.01 (-0.27, 0.30) -0.01 (-0.25, 0.22) -0.37 (-0.80, 0.06) -0.04 (-0.11, 0.03) -0.03 (-0.12, 0.06) -0.1 (-0.26, 0.07) 0.00 (-0.13, 0.13)
Having children 0.04 (-0.31, 0.38) 0.15 (-0.13, 0.43) 0.55 (0.04, 1.06) * -0.03 (-0.11, 0.05) -0.08 (-0.19, 0.03) -0.14 (-0.34, 0.06) -0.02 (-0.17, 0.14)
Without a full-time/part-time job 0.00 (-0.31, 0.32) -0.16 (-0.41, 0.10) 0.03 (-0.43, 0.50) 0.11 (0.04, 0.19) ** 0.05 (-0.05, 0.15) -0.14 (-0.32, 0.05) -0.01 (-0.15, 0.14)
Income < HKD30,000 0.34 (0.01, 0.68) * -0.17 (-0.45, 0.10) 0.16 (-0.35, 0.66) -0.05 (-0.13, 0.03) -0.06 (-0.17, 0.04) -0.36 (-0.56, -0.16) *** -0.23 (-0.38, -0.07) **
Living in public/rental housing 0.20 (-0.05, 0.44) 0.07 (-0.13, 0.27) -0.25 (-0.61, 0.11) 0.04 (-0.02, 0.10) 0.07 (-0.01, 0.14) 0.11 (-0.03, 0.26) 0.00 (-0.11, 0.11)
Tertiary education or above -0.23 (-0.56, 0.10) 0.47 (0.20, 0.74) *** -0.04 (-0.53, 0.45) -0.07 (-0.15, 0.01) 0.05 (-0.06, 0.15) -0.12 (-0.32, 0.07) -0.08 (-0.23, 0.07)
Presence of chronic condition(s) 0.11 (-0.17, 0.38) -0.09 (-0.31, 0.14) 0.03 (-0.39, 0.44) -0.02 (-0.08, 0.05) -0.07 (-0.15, 0.02) 0.05 (-0.11, 0.22) 0.04 (-0.09, 0.16)
Good or very good in self-rated health 0.02 (-0.23, 0.28) -0.04 (-0.24, 0.17) -0.12 (-0.50, 0.26) 0.04 (-0.02, 0.10) -0.04 (-0.12, 0.05) 0.05 (-0.10, 0.20) 0.03 (-0.09, 0.14)
  1. *p < 0.05; ** < p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001