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The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

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Table 5.4 Child fruit and vegetable consumption, 2008/2009 combined, by NS-SEC of household reference person and sex

Aged 2-15
2008/2009 combined

Portions per day

NS-SEC of household reference person

Managerial & professional

Intermediate

Small employers & own account workers

Lower supervisory & technical

Semi-routine & routine

Boys

None

6

12

11

10

14

Less than 5 portions

77

78

74

79

75

5 portions or more

17

10

15

11

11

Mean

3.1

2.4

2.8

2.4

2.4

Standard error of the mean

0.08

0.15

0.16

0.16

0.10

Median

2.8

2.0

2.3

2.0

2.0

Girls

None

7

10

3

6

13

Less than 5 portions

75

82

78

80

74

5 portions or more

18

8

19

14

12

Mean

3.1

2.5

3.2

2.9

2.6

Standard error of the mean

0.09

0.16

0.20

0.16

0.10

Median

2.8

2.3

3.0

2.7

2.3

Bases (weighted):

Boys

756

179

198

189

556

Girls

747

160

160

219

497

Bases (unweighted):

Boys

739

183

198

202

544

Girls

747

173

162

225

491