Table 4

Australian Child and Adolescent Recommended Food Score (ACARFS) and component scores as calculated for children (n 691) from New South Wales
Component score (max number possible) Median IQR Min Max
Vegetables (21) 7 6 0 20
Fruit (12) 5 5 0 12
Protein Foods – Meat/Flesh (7) 2 2 0 6
Protein Foods – Meat/Flesh Alternatives (6) 1 1 0 6
Grains (13) 4 3 0 11
Dairy (11) 4 3 0 9
Water (1) 1 1 0 1
Extras (2) 1 1 0 2
Total ACARFS (73) 25 13 0 58

ACARFS, Australian Child and Adolescent Recommended Food Score; Max, maximum; Min, minimum.

Marshall et al.

Marshall et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:96   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-96

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