Table 5: Relationship between Dietary pattern/alcohol consumption and Overweight and Obesity.

 Dietary/substance use pattern Non-overweight n = 946 Overweight n = 41 Obese n = 13 Fisher’s Exact Test P Value Number of meals/day 1 17 (1.8) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 93 (9.8) 4 (9.8) 1 (7.7) 2.063 0.871 3 686 (72.5) 33 (80.5) 9 (69.2) > 3 150 (15.9) 4 (9.7) 3 (23.1) In between meal snacks Nil 41 (4.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (7.7) Rarely 1-3 times/month 145 (15.3) 98 (10.4) 1 (2.4) 7 (17.1) 3 (23.1) 0 (0.0) 13.107 0.068 1-3times/week 178 (18.8) 6 (14.6) 3 (23.1) Everyday 484 (51.2) 27 (65.9) 6 (46.1) Fast food restaurants Nil 240 (25.4) 9 (22.0) 5(38.5) Rarely 1-3 times/month 230 (24.3) 158 (16.7) 10 (24.4) 6 (14.5) 6 (46.2) 0 (0.0) 10.363 0.204 1-3 times/week 129 (13.6) 9 (22.0) 2 (15.3) Everyday 189 (20.0) 7 (17.1) 0 (0.0) Vegetable consumption Rarely 146 (15.4) 8 (19.5) 4 (30.8) 1-3 times/week 256 (27.1) 9 (22.0) 3 (23.1) 3.279 0.783 Once/day 232 (24.5) 11 (26.8) 2 (15.3) > Once/day 312 (33.0) 13 (31.7) 4 (30.8) Fruit consumption Rarely 169 (17.9) 13 (31.7) 4 (30.8) 1-3 times/week 241 (25.5) 9 (22.0) 1 (7.6) 7.831 0.232 Once/day 267 (28.2) 10 (24.3) 5 (38.5) > Once/day 269 (28.4) 9 (22.0) 3 (23.1) Soft drink consumption Rarely 258 (27.3) 11 (26.8) 5 (38.4) 1-3 times/week 230 (24.3) 9 (22.0) 6 (46.2) 5.824 0.432 Once/day 246 (26.0) 11 (26.8) 1 (7.7) > Once/day 212 (22.4) 10 (24.4) 1 (7.7) Alcohol consumption Nil 388 (41.0) 27 (65.9) 3 (23.1) Rarely 1-3 times/week 421 (44.5) 40 (4.2) 12 (29.3) 1 (2.4) 9 (69.2) 0 (0.0) 11.511 0.111 Once/day 70 (7.4) 1 (2.4) 1 (7.7) > Once/day 27 (2.9) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)