Table 5

Contribution to total energy intakes from specific food sources by purchase location for older adults (age ≥51), 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 95 5.0 3 0.1 6 0.3 30 1.6 <0.001
Yeast breads 114 6.0 8 0.4 14 0.7 14 0.7 <0.001
Pizza 13 0.7 19 1.0 7 0.4 2 0.1 <0.001
Reduced fat milk 40 2.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.1 <0.001
Chicken and chicken mixed dishes 45 2.4 21 1.1 17 0.9 8 0.4 <0.001
Soda, energy and sports drinks 40 2.1 8 0.4 5 0.3 5 0.3 <0.001
Pasta and pasta mixed dishes 42 2.2 1 0.1 7 0.4 8 0.4 <0.001
Ready-to-eat cereals 44 2.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 <0.001
Potato/corn/other chips 29 1.5 0 0.0 4 0.2 2 0.1 <0.001
Dairy desserts 44 2.3 5 0.3 3 0.2 4 0.2 <0.001
Sausage, franks, bacon and ribs 36 1.9 5 0.3 5 0.3 6 0.3 <0.001
Whole milk 15 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.1 <0.001
Beef and beef mixed dishes3 49 2.6 9 0.5 14 0.7 10 0.5 <0.001
Candy 32 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 0.3 <0.001
Fruit drinks 15 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.1 1 0.1 <0.001
Fried white potatoes 9 0.5 12 0.6 8 0.4 2 0.1 <0.001
Mexican mixed dishes 13 0.7 9 0.5 11 0.6 3 0.1 <0.001
Regular cheese 32 1.7 3 0.2 3 0.2 4 0.2 <0.001
Quickbreads 30 1.6 4 0.2 4 0.2 4 0.2 <0.001
Nuts/seeds and nut/seed mixed dishes 47 2.5 0 0.0 1 0.0 4 0.2 <0.001
Egg and egg mixed dishes 27 1.4 5 0.3 7 0.4 4 0.2 <0.001
Rice and rice mixed dishes 21 1.1 3 0.1 6 0.3 2 0.1 <0.001
Burgers3 0 0.0 16 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 <0.001
Alcoholic beverages 48 2.5 0 0.0 7 0.3 12 0.6 <0.001
Other4 457 24.1 26 1.4 64 3.4 64 3.4 <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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