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Table 1 Participant characteristics (n = 93)

From: Assessing the social validity of a brief dietary survey for Sri Lankan adults with a focus on gender: a qualitative study

Characteristic Female participants (n = 61) Male participants
(n = 32)
n
Age group (in years)
 18–29 16 6
 30–44 21 10
 45–59 17 13
 60+ 5 2
Information not provided 2 1
Ethnicity (self-defined)
 Muslim 5 2
 Sinhalese 53 26
 Tamil 3 4
District
 Colombo 39 17
 Kalutara 19 10
 Trincomalee 3 5
Sector
 Urban 45 22
 Rural 16 10
Vegetarian
 Yes 1 1
 No 60 31
Adheres to special diet
 Yes 2 3
 No 59 29