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Table 6.5 Child fruit and vegetable consumption, 2012-2015 combined, by parental fruit and vegetable consumption and sex

Aged 2-15 2012-2015 combined
Portions per day Parental consumption a Total
  None Less than 1 portion 1 portion or more but less than 2 2 portions or more but less than 3 3 portions or more but less than 4 4 portions or more but less than 5 5 portions or more
% % % % % % % %
Boys
None 43 [18] 19 11 7 8 3 12
Less than 1 portion 6 [33] 11 7 6 5 3 7
1 portion or more but < 2 29 [29] 32 32 21 21 17 25
2 portions or more but < 3 12 [15] 21 27 29 25 18 22
3 portions or more but < 4 8 [-] 11 15 16 18 23 16
4 portions or more but < 5 - [5] 2 4 11 14 15 9
5 portions or more 2 [-] 4 5 11 10 20 10
Mean 1.0 [1.0] 1.6 2.0 2.6 2.6 3.4 2.4
Standard error of the mean 0.14 [0.22] 0.13 0.10 0.14 0.14 0.12 0.06
Median 1.0 [0.7] 1.3 2.0 2.3 2.3 3.2 2.0
Girls
None 42 * 15 9 4 3 2 9
Less than 1 portion 6 * 7 7 5 3 2 5
1 portion or more but < 2 27 * 33 22 22 18 8 20
2 portions or more but < 3 13 * 21 32 30 26 17 23
3 portions or more but < 4 8 * 17 18 18 25 27 20
4 portions or more but < 5 3 * 3 6 13 14 20 12
5 portions or more 1 * 3 5 8 12 25 12
Mean 1.0 * 1.9 2.2 2.7 3.0 3.9 2.7
Standard error of the mean 0.14 * 0.12 0.11 0.11 0.15 0.13 0.07
Median 1.0 * 1.7 2.3 2.5 3.0 3.7 2.5
All children
None 43 17 17 10 6 5 2 10
Less than 1 portion 6 30 9 7 5 4 2 6
1 portion or more but < 2 28 25 33 28 22 19 13 22
2 portions or more but < 3 12 20 21 29 29 25 17 23
3 portions or more but < 4 8 5 14 17 17 21 25 18
4 portions or more but < 5 1 3 2 5 12 14 18 10
5 portions or more 1 - 4 5 9 11 22 11
Mean 1.0 1.2 1.7 2.1 2.6 2.8 3.7 2.6
Standard error of the mean 0.11 0.19 0.10 0.08 0.09 0.11 0.10 0.05
Median 1.0 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 2.7 3.5 2.3
Bases (weighted):
Boys 96 33 212 269 231 210 355 1452
Girls 89 30 197 230 252 185 378 1398
All children 185 63 408 498 482 395 733 2850
Bases (unweighted):
Boys 84 33 209 259 220 205 354 1403
Girls 87 28 196 236 257 200 362 1405
All children 171 61 405 495 477 405 716 2808

a The highest of any resident parent


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