Table 3

Total water intake and beverage consumption (g/d), by age group
Male Female
age group age group
<35y 35 < 50y 50y+ <35y 35 < 50y 50y+
A B C Pairwise comparison A B C Pairwise comparison
Count 243 300 223 316 366 276
Total Water intake from food and beverages Mean 2443 2599 2543 ns 1895 2117 2170 C,B > A
SE 58 49 54 38 36 44
Water from food Mean 555 617 677 C > B > A 450 527 600 C > B > A
SE 12 11 16 9 10 13
Water from beverages Mean 1889 1982 1866 ns 1445 1590 1570 B > A
SE 55 45 51 34 34 41
Total beverage consumption (g) Mean 1991 2077 1948 B > C 1503 1648 1622 B > A
SE 58 47 53 34 34 42
of which (g/d)
hot beverages Mean 594 813 916 C > B > A 512 784 833 C,B > A
SE 29 28 32 23 24 30
milk Mean 217 237 240 ns 168 211 226 C,B > A
SE 15 11 11 7 8 10
fruit juice Mean 43 60 53 ns 46 48 46 ns
SE 5 6 6 4 5 5
caloric soft drink Mean 216 106 65 A > B,C 140 79 65 A > B,C
SE 16 11 10 12 7 10
diet soft drink Mean 107 87 48 A > C 149 77 52 A > B,C
SE 16 12 9 15 9 8
alcohol Mean 579 514 397 A > C 179 146 91 A,B > C
SE 45 34 38 14 15 8
bottled water Mean 58 70 33 B > C 74 66 46 ns
SE 11 11 6 12 10 8
tap water Mean 177 190 196 ns 234 236 263 ns
SE 23 19 25 19 17 24

Results are based on two-sided tests assuming equal variances with significance level 0.05.

Tests are adjusted for all pairwise comparisons within a row using the Bonferroni correction.

Gibson and Shirreffs

Gibson and Shirreffs Nutrition Journal 2013 12:9   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-9

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