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Table 2 Association between weight status and beverage consumption

From: Beverage intake and obesity in Australian children

  Healthy/underweight Overweight/obese
  2-3 years 4-8 years 9-13 years 14-16 years 2-3 years 4-8 years 9-13 years 14-16 years
SSB         
% consuming 31 42 55 52 40 45 56 52
Mean daily intake per consumer [g] 339 ± 308 379 ± 257 545 ± 387 649 ± 465 345 ± 277 422 ± 274 527 ± 351 646 ± 516
Non Nutritive SSB         
% consuming 4 5 7 9 3 9 11 15
Mean daily intake per consumer [g] 214 ± 149 290 ± 207 418 ± 274 460 ± 294 230 ± 114 253 ± 140 388 ± 296 554 ± 261
Fruit Juices         
% consuming 41 38 37 37 32 39 32 36
Mean daily intake per consumer [g] 215 ± 163 270 ± 199 322 ± 219 365 ± 240 206 ± 159 281 ± 182 323 ± 188 400 ± 276
  1. 1. One day food intake data collected via 24 hour recall at personal interview; population weights applied; n = 3477 for healthy/underweight; n = 1010 for overweight/obese; n = 1325 for healthy/underweight juice consumers; n = 357 for overweight/obese juice consumers; n = 1579 for healthy/underweight sugar sweetened beverage consumers; n = 492 for overweight/obese sugar sweetened beverage consumers; n = 210 for healthy/underweight non nutritive sweetened beverage consumers; n = 104 for overweight/obese non nutritive sweetened beverage consumers;
  2. 2 Weight status classified according to standard definitions published by the International Obesity Task Force [IOTF] [Cole et al. 2000; Cole et al.2007].
  3. 3 Includes sugar sweetened soft drinks, cordials, fruit drinks, flavoured waters, energy drinks, iced tea and sports drinks.
  4. 4 Includes non nutritive sweetened fruit drinks, soft drinks, cordials, flavoured waters and energy drinks.