Consumption of meat
Period: April 2009
Questions: In the past 30 days, how many days on average did you eat red meat each week? Common examples of red meat include pork, beef and lamb. Taking only the days you had eaten red meat into account, on average, how many taels / slices of red meat about the size of a mahjong tile did you eat in one day?
In the past 30 days, how many days on average did you eat white meat each week? Common examples of white meat include poultry and fish. Taking only the days you had eaten white meat into account, on average, how many taels / slices of white meat about the size of a mahjong tile did you eat in one day?
Average number of taels of meat eaten per day* 
Male
Number (%) 
Female
Number (%) 
Overall
Number (%) 
Less than 4 
411 (41.0%) 
610 (51.6%) 
1 021 (46.7%) 
46 
254 (25.3%) 
286 (24.2%) 
540 (24.7%) 
More than 6 
320 (31.9%) 
275 (23.2%) 
595 (27.2%) 
Unknown/Missing/Outliers 
18 (1.8%) 
12 (1.0%) 
30 (1.4%) 
Total 
1 002 (100.0%) 
1 183 (100.0%) 
2 185 (100.0%) 
Notes:
* Average number of taels of meat ate per day on average in the past 30 days is calculated by dividing the total number of taels of meat eaten within a week by 7.
Addups may not be equal to total due to rounding.


