U.S. adults' changes in cooking or eating patterns at home 2012

This statistic presents the results of a consumer survey, conducted by TNS Infratest between March 7th and March 11th, 2012. U.S. adults were asked about any changes in their eating or cooking patterns in their home over the past year. 19 percent of survey respondents indicated that they eat more frozen foods compared to one year ago.

Changes in cooking or eating patterns of adults in the United States in 2012

Percentage of respondents
I cook more often37%
I experiment more with food26%
I eat more natural or organic foods23%
I eat with friends/family more often19%
I eat more frozen foods19%
I eat more local foods18%
I buy semi-prepared food13%
I order take-out from restaurants more often7%
I eat more processed foods5%
None of these26%
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Sources

Release date

April 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 7 to March 11, 2012

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. adults

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The original question ran as follows: "In which of the following ways, if any, has cooking or eating in your home changed over the past year?".
The survey has a margin error of +/- 3.1 percent at the 95 percent confidence level.

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