They also learned the percentage of adults who ate fast food decreased with age. About 45 percent of adults aged 20 to 39 and about 38 percent of adults aged 40 to 59 munched on fast food, while just 24 percent of those over 60 consumed it.
Furthermore, their results showed men were more likely than women to have fast food at lunch, and women were more likely than men to eat it as a snack. And non-Hispanic black adults gobbled up fast food more than other races.
A family’s household earnings also played a factor. According to their findings, people with higher incomes were more likely to consume fast food than those with lower incomes.
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