Table 2
Mean Omega-3 Index levels, by sex and selected characteristics, household population aged 20 to 79, Canada excluding territories, 2012/2013

Table 2
Mean Omega-3 Index levels, by sex and selected characteristics, household population aged 20 to 79, Canada excluding territories, 2012/2013
Table summary
This table displays the results of Mean Omega-3 Index levels Total, Men , Women, Mean % and 95% confidence interval (appearing as column headers).
  Total Men Women
Mean % 95% confidence interval Mean % 95% confidence interval Mean % 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Total 4.5 4.2 4.8 4.3 4.1 4.6 4.7Note  4.3 5.0
Age group  
20 to 39 4.3Note * 4.0 4.6 4.2Note * 3.8 4.5 4.4Note * 3.8 4.9
40 to 59 4.4Note * 4.1 4.7 4.2Note * 3.8 4.6 4.6 4.3 5.0
60 to 79Note  5.0 4.7 5.3 4.8 4.5 5.1 5.2 4.7 5.7
Race  
WhiteNote  4.3 4.1 4.5 4.2 3.9 4.4 4.4 4.1 4.7
AsianNote § 5.5Note * 4.6 6.4 5.1Note * 4.2 5.9 5.9 5.0 6.7
Other 4.8Note * 4.3 5.4 4.8Note * 4.2 5.5 4.8 4.2 5.4
Household income  
Less than $70,000 4.4 4.2 4.6 4.3 4.1 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.7
$70,000 or moreNote  4.6 4.1 5.1 4.3 3.9 4.8 4.8Note  4.3 5.4
Education  
Less than college diploma/university degree 4.3 4.0 4.6 4.2 3.8 4.7 4.3Note * 4.1 4.6
College diploma/University degreeNote  4.6 4.3 4.9 4.4 4.1 4.7 4.8Note  4.4 5.3
Supplement use  
NoNote  4.3 4.1 4.6 4.2 3.9 4.4 4.5Note  4.2 4.7
Yes 6.0Note * 5.5 6.5 5.6Note * 5.3 5.9 6.5 5.7 7.3
Fish consumption  
Less than twice a weekNote  4.3 4.1 4.6 4.3 4.0 4.6 4.3 4.1 4.6
At least twice a week 5.2Note * 4.7 5.8 5.0Note * 4.6 5.3 5.5 4.7 6.2
Less than one serving of oily fish a weekNote  4.8 4.5 5.0 4.7 4.4 5.0 4.8 4.5 5.2
At least one serving of oily fish a week 5.7Note * 4.9 6.5 5.5Note * 5.1 5.9 6.0 4.8 7.1
Less than twice a week (one serving oily)Note  4.5 4.2 4.7 4.4 4.1 4.7 4.5 4.3 4.8
At least twice a week (one serving oily) 5.8Note * 4.9 6.7 5.5Note * 5.0 5.9 6.1Note * 4.8 7.4
Smoking status  
Daily or occasional 3.7Note * 3.4 4.0 3.6Note * 3.3 4.0 3.7Note * 3.3 4.2
Non-smokerNote  4.7 4.4 5.0 4.6 4.3 4.8 4.9Note  4.5 5.2
Obesity  
NoNote  4.6 4.2 5.0 4.4 4.1 4.8 4.8 4.3 5.2
Yes 4.2Note * 4.0 4.4 4.1 3.9 4.3 4.3 4.0 4.6
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