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Table 6.2 Adult fruit and vegetable consumption, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Portions per day Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+  
% % % % % % % %
Men
None 10 12 14 12 11 5 11 11
Less than 1 portion 4 3 4 5 3 5 4 4
1 portion or more but less than 2 23 21 16 18 16 19 14 18
2 portions or more but less than 3 12 19 15 16 16 15 22 16
3 portions or more but less than 4 20 16 19 15 20 16 13 17
4 portions or more but less than 5 8 10 9 12 13 15 18 12
5 portions or more 23 19 24 22 20 26 18 22
Mean 3.2 3.1 3.3 3.2 3.1 3.4 3.1 3.2
Standard error of the mean 0.33 0.21 0.22 0.17 0.16 0.13 0.18 0.09
Median 3.0 2.5 3.0 2.7 3.0 3.0 2.8 3.0
Women
None 15 8 8 10 8 6 6 9
Less than 1 portion 5 4 6 3 4 3 4 4
1 portion or more but less than 2 20 18 13 13 13 14 13 15
2 portions or more but less than 3 16 16 15 18 16 17 21 17
3 portions or more but less than 4 10 15 17 15 17 22 19 16
4 portions or more but less than 5 11 11 15 13 13 14 15 13
5 portions or more 23 28 27 28 27 23 23 26
Mean 3.2 3.5 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.5
Standard error of the mean 0.24 0.16 0.16 0.16 0.14 0.13 0.15 0.07
Median 2.5 3.3 3.3 3.0 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.2
All adults
None 12 10 11 11 10 6 8 10
Less than 1 portion 5 4 5 4 4 4 4 4
1 portion or more but less than 2 22 20 14 16 15 16 14 17
2 portions or more but less than 3 14 17 15 17 16 16 21 16
3 portions or more but less than 4 15 16 18 15 18 19 16 17
4 portions or more but less than 5 9 10 12 12 13 15 16 12
5 portions or more 23 24 25 25 24 24 21 24
Mean 3.2 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.3
Standard error of the mean 0.21 0.14 0.14 0.12 0.12 0.10 0.13 0.06
Median 2.7 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.0 3.0
Bases (weighted):
Men 242 294 270 323 282 221 144 1776
Women 237 306 285 346 298 244 203 1919
All adults 480 600 554 669 580 465 347 3696
Bases (unweighted):
Men 133 219 201 244 327 283 190 1597
Women 159 287 324 366 384 342 237 2099
All adults 292 506 525 610 711 625 427 3696

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