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Table 3 Number of “yes“ answers [n (%)] for the brought food items (“If you bring food with you, which food items do you bring?”) separated by food storage and preparation equipment

From: Food choice patterns of long-haul truck drivers driving through Germany, a cross sectional study

 Do you have the following appliances in your truck? 
 gas cooker or microwave cooler box or fridge 
Food items brought on the tripavailable
(n = 265)
not available
(n = 127)
pavailable
(n = 367)
not available
(n = 25)
p
soft drinks, energy drinks60 (23)23 (18)0.3079 (22)4 (16)0.51
juices, spritzers89 (34)45 (35)0.72127 (35)7 (28)0.50
water209 (79)105 (83)0.38297 (81)17 (68)0.12f
personally prepared warm meal beforehand (e.g. soups, stew, pasta)122 (46)23 (18)< 0.01140 (38)5 (20)0.07
warm ready-made meal (e.g. soups, stew, pasta)93 (35)23 (18)< 0.01112 (31)4 (16)0.12
sandwiches87 (33)65 (52)< 0.01144 (39)8 (32)0.47
sausages (e.g. smoked, Wiener)146 (55)52 (41)< 0.01193 (53)5 (20)< 0.01
pasta, potato, meat salads62 (23)24 (19)0.3181 (22)5 (20)0.81
green salads64 (24)15 (12)< 0.0178 (21)1 (4)0.04
fruit168 (63)75 (59)0.41236 (64)7 (28)< 0.01
raw vegetables91 (34)31 (24)< 0.05117 (32)5 (20)0.21
salty snacks (e.g. chips, crackers, pretzels)40 (15)13 (10)0.1951 (14)2 (8)0.55f
nuts38 (14)13 (10)0.2649 (13)2 (8)0.76f
sweets95 (36)44 (35)0.82134 (37)5 (20)0.09
  1. p-values based on χ2 or fFisher’s exact test