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The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

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Table 5.5 Child fruit and vegetable consumption, 2008/2009 combined, by equivalised household income quintile and sex

Aged 2-15
2008/2009 combined

Portions per day

Equivalised annual household income quintile

1 st
(highest)

2 nd

3 rd

4 th

5 th
(lowest)

%

%

%

%

%

Boys

None

4

8

12

10

12

Less than 5 portions

77

79

73

78

77

5 portions or more

19

13

15

12

10

Mean

3.2

2.7

2.6

2.6

2.4

Standard error of the mean

0.12

0.12

0.12

0.13

0.11

Median

3.0

2.5

2.3

2.3

2.0

Girls

None

5

4

10

12

13

Less than 5 portions

78

78

78

76

73

5 portions or more

18

18

12

11

14

Mean

3.3

3.1

2.7

2.8

2.6

Standard error of the mean

0.16

0.13

0.11

0.13

0.13

Median

3.0

2.8

2.5

2.7

2.2

Bases (weighted):

Boys

307

347

376

368

369

Girls

282

330

356

325

367

Bases (unweighted):

Boys

302

354

381

367

344

Girls

293

346

364

332

343