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Table 6.1 Adult fruit and vegetable consumption, 2003 to 2017

Aged 16 and over 2003 - 2017
Portions per day 2003 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  % % % % % % % % % % %
Men
None 11 10 11 12 10 11 11 12 13 14 11
5 portions or more 20 20 22 20 20 19 22 20 19 17 22
Mean 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.0 2.8 3.2
Standard error of the mean 0.06 0.07 0.05 0.06 0.05 0.08 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.09
Median 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7 3.0 2.5 2.5 2.3 3.0
Women
None 8 7 7 9 8 9 8 9 9 9 9
5 portions or more 22 24 25 23 23 21 22 20 22 22 26
Mean 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.5
Standard error of the mean 0.05 0.06 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.07 0.07
Median 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.8 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.7 3.2
All adults
None 9 9 9 10 9 10 9 10 11 12 10
5 portions or more 21 22 23 22 22 20 22 20 21 20 24
Mean 3.1 3.3 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.3
Standard error of the mean 0.05 0.05 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06
Median 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.7 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.7 3.0
Bases (weighted):
Men 3834 3087 3594 3465 3606 2309 2343 2234 2395 2073 1776
Women 4281 3375 3926 3775 3931 2502 2547 2420 2597 2244 1919
All adults 8115 6462 7520 7239 7537 4811 4890 4654 4992 4316 3696
Bases (unweighted):
Men 3590 2840 3283 3112 3275 2126 2138 2066 2244 1892 1597
Women 4526 3621 4241 4127 4260 2686 2754 2589 2750 2427 2099
All adults 8116 6461 7524 7239 7535 4812 4892 4655 4994 4319 3696

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