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Table 3 Eating habits and preferred foods among primary school children in Dire Dawa City, Eastern Ethiopia, March, 2016 [n = 448]

From: Childhood overweight, obesity and associated factors among primary school children in dire dawa, eastern Ethiopia; a cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency Percent
Fruits consumption per week Did not consume 176 39.3
1-2 days per week 203 45.3
3 and more days per week 69 15.4
Vegetables consumption per week Did not consume 170 37.9
1-2 days per week 215 48.0
3 and more days per week 63 14.1
Where are you getting lunch? Home 383 85.5
School cafeteria 30 6.7
Nearby food service establishment 35 7.8
Foods buying habits when going to movie or cinema Yes 48 10.7
No 136 30.4
Did not go to movie 264 58.9
Do you eat while you Watching TV? Yes 126 28.1
No 308 68.8
Did not watch TV 14 3.1
Do you eat while studying? Yes 48 10.7
  No 400 89.3