Table 3

Tertiles of the weighted* proportion of the added sugar (AS [tsp]) in foods reported in the 2007–2008 WWEIA-NHANES survey (n = 8 527) by MyPlate food groupings
MyPlate food group None Low AS % (> 0 AS ≤ 0.52) Middle AS % (0.52 < AS < 3.5) Higest AS % (AS ≥ 3.5)
Vegetables 80.4 9.5 2.8 7.3
Grains 29.8 14.5 32.5 23.2
Protein foods 68.7 19.6 11.3 0.4
Fruits 93.2 0.2 5.4 1.2
Dairy 70.0 1.8 13.8 14.4
Other food groups
Fats & oils 45.7 17.6 33.0 3.66
Sugars, sweets, beverages 61.7 0.5 21.1 16.7

*The WWEIA-NHANES survey contains weights based off of the US Census; when applied, the estimated results of the survey are adjusted to be representative of total US population.

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Jahns and Kranz Nutrition Journal 2014 13:23   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-23

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