Table 2

Daily consumption of fruits and vegetables by adolescents enrolled in, SOFT study [N (%)]
Total Boys Girls P value*
(N = 281) (N = 287)
Fruits (servings/d) 0.2
<1 192 (33.8) 103 (36.7) 89 (31.0)
1-1.9 152 (26.8) 67 (23.8) 85 (29.6)
2-2.9 83 (14.6) 37 (13.2) 46 (16.0)
≥3 141 (24.8) 74 (26.3) 67 (23.3)
Vegetables (servings/d) 0.009
<1 292 (51.4) 164 (58.4) 128 (44.6)
1-1.9 149 (26.2) 64 (22.8) 85 (29.6)
2-2.9 73 (12.9) 28 (10.0) 45 (15.7)
≥3 54 (9.5) 25 (8.9) 29 (10.1)
Five-a-day 129 (22.7) 67 (23.8) 62 (21.6) 0.5
Rice and beans (servings/d) <0.001
<1 67 (11.8) 16 (5.7) 51 (17.8)
1-1.9 144 (25.4) 49 (17.4) 95 (33.1)
2-2.9 109 (19.2) 57 (20.3) 52 (18.1)
≥3 248 (43.7) 159 (56.6) 89 (31.0)

* Pearson chi-squared test.

† Consumption of five servings a day.

Rieth et al.

Rieth et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:95   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-95

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