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Table 2 Breakfast and school meal characteristics and consumption pattern presented in n (%)

From: Breakfast characteristics, perception, and reasons of skipping among 8th and 9th-grade students at governmental schools, Jenin governance, West Bank

  n %
Breakfast characteristics (school days)
 Type of food
  Sandwich (cheese, labaneh, Zaater, sausage) 80 53
  Milk+ cookeies (cake +biscuits) 17 11.3
  Tea +cookies (cake +biscuits) 10 6.6
  Milk+ cereals 12 7.9
  Traditional breakfast 32 21.2
 Consumption company
  Alone 37 24.5
  With siblings 62 41.1
  With family 52 34.4
 Breakfast preparation
  Parents / mothers 113 74.8
  Ready food from outside the house 6 4.0
  I prepare it myself 28 18.5
  Brothers or sisters 4 2.6
School meal characteristics
 Type of food
  Sandwich (Cheese, labaneh, chocolate) 89 74.7
  Sandwich + fruits 5 4.2
  Sandwich and juices 9 7.6
  Cake or cookies, chips 6 5
  Fruits only 3 2.5
  Sandwich+ cookies or chocolate or cake 7 5.9