Agreement with statements about confectionery United Kingdom (UK) 2016, by gender

This statistic shows the results of a survey in which respondents were asked for their opinions on a number of statements regarding confectionery in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016. Women tend to feel more guilty about eating chocolate than men, with 25 percent of respondents agreeing as opposed to 13 percent for women and men respectively.

Which of these statements do you identify with in terms of confectionery?

I tend to eat chocolate at home rather than on the go40%51%
I wish confectioners would stop tinkering with portion sizes38%37%
I don't tend to consider how many calories I'm consuming when I eat chocolate or sweets38%34%
Eating chocolate and sweets is definitely more frowned upon than it used to be31%44%
I wish people would stop going on about how much sugar we eat; confectionery is a treat!31%31%
Chocolate is not as good as it used to be21%21%
I feel guilty after I eat chocolate or sweets13%25%
I am actively trying to cut the amount of sugar my kids eat12%15%
None of the above9%6%
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Release date

June 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period


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