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Table 4 Beverage consumption in 1995 and 2007

From: Beverage intake and obesity in Australian children

Age Range [yr] % consuming Grams/consumer [median]
  1995 2007 1995 2007
Boys     
2-3 31 12 197 175
4-7 36 22 321 261
8-11 39 37 393 391
12-15 48 50 522 476
16-18 [only 16 in 2007] 61 54 772 591
Girls     
2-3 21 13 209 167
4-7 31 19 261 209
8-11 37 34 387 318
12-15 42 38 391 391
16-18 [only 16 in 2007] 54 40 393 480
  1. 1. Comparison between National Nutrition Survey 1995 [n = 3007] and the 2007 Children's Survey [n = 4487].
  2. 2. Percentage of children consuming soft drinks, flavoured mineral waters and electrolytes drinks [and ice tea and energy drinks in 2007].
  3. 3. One day food intake collected via 24 hour recall at a personal interview. Population weights were applied.