Table 4

Contribution to total energy intakes from specific food sources by purchase location for younger adults (age 20-50y), 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 93 3.9 4 0.2 5 0.9 28 1.2 <0.001
Yeast breads 99 4.2 15 0.6 16 1.3 15 0.6 <0.001
Pizza 25 1.1 63 2.7 16 2.0 5 0.2 <0.001
Reduced fat milk 45 1.9 0 0.0 1 0.3 2 0.1 <0.001
Chicken and chicken mixed dishes 57 2.4 50 2.1 25 1.7 9 0.4 <0.001
Soda, energy and sports drinks 106 4.5 25 1.1 10 0.8 19 0.8 <0.001
Pasta and pasta mixed dishes 64 2.7 3 0.1 9 1.0 8 0.3 <0.001
Ready-to-eat cereals 40 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 <0.001
Potato/corn/other chips 49 2.1 3 0.1 3 0.4 6 0.3 <0.001
Dairy desserts 33 1.4 8 0.3 2 0.4 3 0.1 <0.001
Sausage, franks, bacon and ribs 41 1.7 6 0.2 5 0.6 7 0.3 <0.001
Whole milk 24 1.0 1 0.0 0 0.1 2 0.1 <0.001
Beef and beef mixed dishes3 59 2.5 17 0.7 16 1.4 9 0.4 <0.001
Candy 39 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.1 10 0.4 <0.001
Fruit drinks 27 1.2 4 0.2 2 0.7 3 0.1 <0.001
Fried white potatoes 10 0.4 32 1.3 12 1.1 3 0.1 <0.001
Mexican mixed dishes 25 1.1 36 1.5 15 2.3 9 0.4 <0.001
Regular cheese 38 1.6 10 0.4 6 0.6 6 0.3 <0.001
Quickbreads 42 1.8 7 0.3 6 0.7 6 0.3 <0.001
Nuts/seeds and nut/seed mixed dishes 37 1.6 0 0.0 1 0.4 2 0.1 <0.001
Egg and egg mixed dishes 25 1.1 8 0.3 6 0.7 4 0.2 <0.001
Rice and rice mixed dishes 32 1.4 6 0.3 13 1.2 3 0.1 <0.001
Burgers3 0 0.0 35 1.5 1 0.3 0 0.0 <0.001
Alcoholic beverages 84 3.6 0 0.0 12 1.5 29 1.2 <0.001
Other4 396 16.8 42 1.8 60 2.6 59 2.5 <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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