Table 2

Contribution to total energy intakes from specific food sources by purchase location for children (6-11y), NHANES 2003-2008
Store QSR FSR Other1
Category2 Average calories % of total Average calories % of total Average calories % of total Average calories % of total p-value
Grain-based desserts 97 4.8 5 0.2 2 0.1 35 1.7 <0.001
Yeast breads 89 4.4 10 0.5 4 0.2 26 1.3 <0.001
Pizza 31 1.5 48 2.4 15 0.7 25 1.3 <0.001
Reduced fat milk 66 3.3 3 0.1 1 0.1 42 2.1 <0.001
Chicken and chicken mixed dishes 42 2.1 33 1.7 9 0.4 19 0.9 <0.001
Soda, energy and sports drinks 54 2.7 17 0.8 8 0.4 15 0.7 <0.001
Pasta and pasta mixed dishes 72 3.6 2 0.1 5 0.3 14 0.7 <0.001
Ready-to-eat cereals 62 3.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 9 0.4 <0.001
Potato/corn/other chips 55 2.7 1 0.1 2 0.1 12 0.6 <0.001
Dairy desserts 42 2.1 12 0.6 4 0.2 11 0.6 <0.001
Sausage, franks, bacon and ribs 41 2.0 3 0.2 1 0.0 15 0.8 <0.001
Whole milk 45 2.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 14 0.7 <0.001
Beef and beef mixed dishes3 34 1.7 5 0.2 4 0.2 13 0.6 <0.001
Candy 39 1.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 17 0.9 <0.001
Fruit drinks 43 2.1 3 0.2 2 0.1 7 0.3 <0.001
Fried white potatoes 18 0.9 17 0.8 5 0.3 9 0.5 <0.001
Mexican mixed dishes 33 1.7 4 0.2 3 0.2 9 0.5 <0.001
Regular cheese 8 0.4 32 1.6 4 0.2 5 0.2 <0.001
Quickbreads 22 1.1 2 0.1 1 0.0 8 0.4 <0.001
Nuts/seeds and nut/seed mixed dishes 25 1.3 0 0 1 0.1 3 0.1 <0.001
Egg and egg mixed dishes 20 1.0 2 0.1 2 0.1 3 0.1 <0.001
Rice and rice mixed dishes 18 0.9 2 0.1 4 0.2 2 0.1 <0.001
Burgers3 0 0.0 24 1.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 <0.001
Alcoholic beverages 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 <0.001
Other4 317 15.8 20 1.0 17 0.8 82 4.1 <0.001

1 Includes school cafeteria, child care, vending machine, food provided by someone else, grown/caught, sports recreation facility and others. 2 Sorted by rank for total energy for ages 6-11y for comparison purposes, 3 Burgers, as defined in the database, can only come from quick-service restaurants. All burgers reported from store or full-service restaurants are composed of individual ingredients. Therefore, components of hamburgers/cheeseburgers will be present in the yeast breads, beef and beef mixed dishes, regular cheese and other food groupings, 4 Others include all categories contributing <1.3% of total energy for the total population.

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