We are testing a new beta website for gov.scot go to new site

The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

Listen

Table 5.2 Child fruit and vegetable consumption, 2003, 2008/2009 combined, by age and sex

Aged 2-15
2003, 2008/2009 combined

Portions per day

Age

Total
2-15

2-4

5-7

8-10

11-12

13-15

Total
5-15

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Boys

2003

5 portions or more

n/a

11

13

11

12

12

n/a

Mean

n/a

2.6

2.6

2.6

2.5

2.6

n/a

Standard error of the mean

n/a

0.11

0.12

0.15

0.13

0.07

n/a

Median

n/a

2.7

2.0

2.0

2.0

2.0

n/a

2008/2009

None

6

8

11

12

12

11

10

Less than 1 portion

3

4

5

5

6

5

4

1 portion or more but less than 2

16

23

22

23

24

23

22

2 portions or more but less than 3

22

24

23

21

22

23

23

3 portions or more but less than 4

23

17

13

15

14

15

17

4 portions or more but less than 5

16

11

10

10

8

10

11

5 portions or more

14

12

16

14

13

14

14

Mean

3.0

2.7

2.7

2.6

2.5

2.6

2.7

Standard error of the mean

0.09

0.10

0.11

0.13

0.11

0.06

0.05

Median

3.0

2.5

2.3

2.0

2.0

2.2

2.3

Girls

2003

5 portions or more

n/a

11

12

11

15

13

n/a

Mean

n/a

2.6

2.7

2.5

2.5

2.6

n/a

Standard error of the mean

n/a

0.11

0.12

0.12

0.13

0.07

n/a

Median

n/a

2.3

2.4

2.0

2.0

2.0

n/a

2008/2009

None

6

8

7

11

12

11

8

Less than 1 portion

3

4

7

3

5

5

5

1 portion or more but less than 2

16

17

23

20

21

23

19

2 portions or more but less than 3

20

23

20

20

22

23

21

3 portions or more but less than 4

24

19

19

16

16

15

19

4 portions or more but less than 5

15

12

12

12

11

10

13

5 portions or more

15

17

13

17

13

14

15

Mean

3.1

3.0

2.8

2.8

2.7

2.8

2.9

Standard error of the mean

0.09

0.12

0.11

0.13

0.12

0.07

0.06

Median

3.0

2.7

2.5

2.7

2.0

2.5

2.7

All children

2003

5 portions or more

n/a

11

12

11

14

12

n/a

Mean

n/a

2.6

2.6

2.5

2.5

2.6

n/a

Standard error of the mean

n/a

0.09

0.09

0.10

0.09

0.05

n/a

Median

n/a

2.5

2.3

2.0

2.0

2.0

n/a

2008/2009

None

6

8

9

12

12

10

9

Less than 1 portion

3

4

6

4

5

5

4

1 portion or more but less than 2

16

20

22

22

22

22

21

2 portions or more but less than 3

21

24

22

20

22

22

22

3 portions or more but less than 4

24

18

16

15

15

16

18

4 portions or more but less than 5

16

11

11

11

10

11

12

5 portions or more

14

15

15

16

13

14

14

Mean

3.0

2.8

2.7

2.7

2.6

2.7

2.8

Standard error of the mean

0.07

0.08

0.08

0.09

0.08

0.05

0.04

Median

3.0

2.5

2.3

2.3

2.0

2.3

2.5

Bases (weighted):

Boys 2003

n/a

311

319

258

338

1225

n/a

Boys 2008/2009

419

481

431

258

352

1521

1940

Girls 2003

n/a

327

292

239

308

1166

n/a

Girls 2008/2009

390

431

446

240

333

1451

1841

All children 2003

n/a

638

611

497

646

2391

n/a

All children 2008/2009

809

912

877

498

685

2972

3781

Bases (unweighted):

Boys 2003

n/a

311

296

224

321

1152

n/a

Boys 2008/2009

403

405

402

296

411

1514

1917

Girls 2003

n/a

326

298

237

309

1170

n/a

Girls 2008/2009

418

346

387

293

408

1434

1852

All children 2003

n/a

637

594

461

630

2322

n/a

All children 2008/2009

821

751

789

589

819

2948

3769