GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

College Students And Fast Food Statistics [Fresh Research]

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"College students spend an average of $11 billion on snacks and fast-food annually."

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"60% of college students frequent fast food outlets 1-3 times per week, while 20% reported eating fast food 4 or more times per week."

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"62% of college students surveyed in one study consumed fast food 1-2 times a week, with 75% of those purchases being through the drive-thru option."

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"In one study, nearly one-third (32%) of college students ate 3 or more servings of fast food per week."

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"A study conducted at Baylor University found that nearly half (49%) of all students ate fast food 2-4 times per week."

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"Approximately 28% of college students consume fast food on a daily basis."

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"More than 75% of college students are dissatisfied with the current nutritional offerings of fast food restaurants."

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"A study revealed that college students who consumed high amounts of fast food were 51% more likely to experience depressive symptoms."

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"College students consume fast food an average of 2.2 times per week, with males consuming it more frequently than females."

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"A survey found that 54% of college students use food delivery services for fast food like pizza and sandwiches at least once a week."

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"62% of first-year college students gained an average of 7.8 pounds by the end of their freshman year due to the increase in fast food consumption."

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"A study found that college students consumed fast-food burgers an average of eight times per month."

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"67% of college students believe that fast-food restaurants should offer healthier menu options."

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"Hispanic and white college students were 96% more likely to consume fast food at least once a week compared to African American college students."

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"College students who consumed fast food more than twice a week had an 86% higher risk of metabolic syndrome."

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"A study found that 69% of males and 38% of females among college freshmen consumed fast food at least once a week."

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"In a survey, 71% of college students claimed that they would prefer healthier fast-food options if available at their frequented fast-food outlets."

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