Publication - Statistics

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report

Published: 3 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788512763

Statistics relating to the health of people living in Scotland.

Scottish Health Survey 2016 - volume 1: main report
Table 4.4 Child fruit and vegetable consumption, 2016, by age and sex

Table 4.4 Child fruit and vegetable consumption, 2016, by age and sex

Aged 2-15 2016
Portions per day Age Total
2-4 5-7 8-10 11-12 13-15

% % % % % %
Boys
None 6 6 12 11 16 10
Less than 1 portion 2 7 6 4 1 4
1 portion or more but less than 2 22 19 20 33 26 23
2 portions or more but less than 3 20 27 23 20 21 22
3 portions or more but less than 4 22 17 18 12 14 17
4 portions or more but less than 5 17 14 10 7 10 12
5 portions or more 11 11 11 13 12 11
Mean 2.9 2.7 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.7
Standard error of the mean 0.14 0.14 0.20 0.22 0.24 0.08
Median 3.0 2.5 2.3 2.0 2.0 2.3
Girls
None 3 8 10 12 8 8
Less than 1 portion 6 4 3 8 3 5
1 portion or more but less than 2 17 17 17 16 27 19
2 portions or more but less than 3 22 28 19 18 22 22
3 portions or more but less than 4 26 15 22 19 17 20
4 portions or more but less than 5 11 14 9 8 13 11
5 portions or more 15 13 20 18 11 15
Mean 3.1 2.8 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.9
Standard error of the mean 0.16 0.15 0.22 0.25 0.19 0.09
Median 3.0 2.5 3.0 2.7 2.3 2.7
All children
None 4 7 11 12 12 9
Less than 1 portion 4 5 4 6 2 4
1 portion or more but less than 2 19 18 19 25 27 21
2 portions or more but less than 3 21 27 21 19 22 22
3 portions or more but less than 4 24 16 20 16 15 19
4 portions or more but less than 5 14 14 10 7 11 11
5 portions or more 13 12 15 15 11 13
Mean 3.0 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.8
Standard error of the mean 0.11 0.10 0.16 0.17 0.16 0.07
Median 3.0 2.5 2.7 2.0 2.0 2.5

Continued…
Table 4.4 - Continued
Aged 2-15 2016
Portions per day Age Total
2-4 5-7 8-10 11-12 13-15
Bases (weighted):
Boys 148 153 155 100 133 689
Girls 154 159 148 100 115 674
All children 302 312 303 199 247 1363
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 140 162 153 90 120 665
Girls 169 165 139 95 112 680
All children 309 327 292 185 232 1345

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