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Table 3 Total water intake and beverage consumption (g/d), by age group

From: Beverage consumption habits “24/7” among British adults: association with total water intake and energy intake

   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  
  1. Results are based on two-sided tests assuming equal variances with significance level 0.05.
  2. Tests are adjusted for all pairwise comparisons within a row using the Bonferroni correction.