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Table 2 Lifestyle and Dietary Characteristics of the Study Population

From: Multinational dietary changes and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic-findings from Israel

Characteristic Population Value
Minutes of exercise/week prior to pandemic (median (interquartile range)) 60 (147)
Minutes of exercise/week in the past week (median (min-max)) 30 (120)
Weight change since start of coronavirus pandemic n (%)
 Yes, weight gain 477 (25.2)
 Yes, weight loss 227 (12.0)
 No 668 (35.3)
 I don’t know 521 (27.5)
Quantity of weight change among those reporting change
 Weight gained (median (interquartile range)) 2 (1.5)
 Weight lost (median (interquartile range)) -2 (2)
 Vegan/Vegetarian n (%) 193 (10.2)
 Takes nutrition supplements n (%) 406 (21.4)
 MedDiet Score (median (interquartile range)) 9 (3)
Change in diet quality n (%)
 Healthier prior to pandemic 1043 (55.0)
 No difference 599 (31.6)
 Healthier with pandemic 246 (13.0)
 No response 7 (0.4)