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Table 6.3 Child fruit and vegetable consumption, 2008 to 2017

Aged 2-15 2008 - 2017
Portions per day 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  % % % % % % % % % %
Boys
None 11 9 11 10 12 11 10 9 10 10
5 portions or more 14 14 12 13 12 13 13 12 11 15
Mean 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8
Standard error of the mean 0.09 0.06 0.09 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.11 0.09 0.08 0.11
Median 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.5
Girls
None 8 9 10 9 9 10 9 5 8 9
5 portions or more 13 16 13 12 14 13 14 13 15 16
Mean 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9
Standard error of the mean 0.09 0.08 0.08 0.08 0.09 0.09 0.10 0.10 0.09 0.10
Median 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.7
All children
None 10 9 11 9 11 10 10 7 9 10
5 portions or more 13 15 12 13 13 13 14 12 13 15
Mean 2.8 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.9
Standard error of the mean 0.07 0.05 0.07 0.06 0.07 0.07 0.08 0.07 0.07 0.08
Median 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.5 2.7
Bases (weighted):
Boys 791 1153 792 881 800 830 742 626 689 714
Girls 736 1108 759 835 759 787 720 627 674 688
All children 1527 2261 1551 1716 1559 1616 1461 1253 1363 1403
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 764 1153 821 855 761 819 729 634 665 706
Girls 752 1100 708 833 784 761 730 612 680 669
All children 1516 2253 1529 1688 1545 1580 1459 1246 1345 1375

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