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The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

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Table 5.3 Child fruit and vegetable consumption, 2008/2009 combined, by parental fruit & vegetable consumption and sex

Aged 2-15
2008/2009 combined

Portions per day

Parental consumption

Total

None

Less than 1 portion

1 portion or more but < 2

2 portions or more but < 3

3 portions or more but < 4

4 portions or more but < 5

5 portions or more

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Boys

None

27

[15]

18

10

6

8

5

10

Less than 1 portion

-

[31]

9

8

4

2

1

5

1 portion or more but < 2

38

[15]

29

30

22

22

12

22

2 portions or more but < 3

19

[22]

21

23

32

25

19

23

3 portions or more but < 4

13

[12]

15

12

25

14

20

17

4 portions or more but < 5

3

[5]

3

9

7

18

17

11

5 portions or more

-

[-]

5

8

5

12

25

12

Mean

1.3

[1.5]

1.8

2.2

2.5

2.9

3.6

2.6

Standard error of the mean

0.15

[0.20]

0.16

0.17

0.13

0.18

0.13

0.07

Median

1.0

[1.0]

1.2

2.0

2.3

2.7

3.5

2.3

Girls

None

33

[8]

13

7

8

9

3

9

Less than 1 portion

4

[25]

13

7

1

4

2

5

1 portion or more but < 2

23

[24]

25

30

20

14

14

20

2 portions or more but < 3

17

[19]

24

26

27

19

16

21

3 portions or more but < 4

11

[9]

18

15

26

26

17

19

4 portions or more but < 5

2

[10]

5

10

12

13

20

12

5 portions or more

10

[5]

2

6

5

15

28

13

Mean

1.7

[2.0]

1.8

2.3

2.6

3.0

3.8

2.8

Standard error of the mean

0.27

[0.40]

0.13

0.14

0.13

0.18

0.17

0.08

Median

1.0

[1.7]

1.8

2.0

2.7

3.0

3.7

2.7

Bases (weighted):

Boys

79

39

157

214

232

172

334

1237

Girls

76

32

171

173

224

158

332

1172

Bases (unweighted):

Boys

81

43

146

209

209

166

348

1210

Girls

71

35

167

183

218

165

327

1171