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Table 3 Total fruit, whole fruit and 100% juice consumption (servings) for adults ≥25y by education, NHANES 2007-2010

From: Socioeconomic gradient in consumption of whole fruit and 100% fruit juice among US children and adults

  Age ≥ 25 Age 25-50y Age ≥ 51y
  Mean (SE) Median (SE) Mean (SE) Median (SE) Mean (SE) Median (SE)
Total fruit       
  <High school 0.87 (0.03)*** 0.66 (0.03) 0.81 (0.05)*** 0.58 (0.05) 1.01 (0.03)*** 0.85 (0.03)
  High school/equivalent 0.90 (0.03) *** 0.71 (0.03) 0.81 (0.04)*** 0.56 (0.05) 0.93 (0.03)*** 0.75 (0.03)
  Some college 1.01 (0.02) *** 0.79 (0.02) 1.01 (0.03) 0.71 (0.03) 1.04 (0.03)*** 0.91 (0.04)
  ≥College (ref) 1.22 (0.03) 1.02 (0.04) 1.12 (0.06) 0.90 (0.05) 1.37 (0.03) 1.21 (0.03)
Whole fruit       
  <High school 0.58 (0.03)*** 0.37 (0.02) 0.46 (0.04)*** 0.26 (0.03) 0.71 (0.03)*** 0.52 (0.02)
  High school/equivalent 0.60 (0.02)*** 0.44 (0.02) 0.51 (0.04)*** 0.33 (0.04) 0.71 (0.02)*** 0.58 (0.02)
  Some college 0.67 (0.02)*** 0.45 (0.02) 0.66 (0.02)*** 0.41 (0.03) 0.70 (0.02)*** 0.53 (0.02)
  ≥College (ref) 0.90 (0.03) 0.72 (0.03) 0.79 (0.04) 0.60 (0.04) 1.08 (0.04) 0.93 (0.04)
100% fruit juice       
  <High school 0.29 (0.02)* 0.13 (0.01) 0.37 (0.03) 0.18 (0.02) 0.22 (0.01)*** 0.09 (0.01)
  High school/equivalent 0.26 (0.01)** 0.09 (0.01) 0.24 (0.02)*** 0.07 (0.01) 0.27 (0.02)* 0.12 (0.02)
  Some college 0.37 (0.02) 0.16 (0.01) 0.39 (0.02) 0.16 (0.02) 0.33 (0.02) 0.16 (0.02)
  ≥College (ref) 0.35 (0.02) 0.14 (0.01) 0.38 (0.03) 0.15 (0.02) 0.33 (0.01) 0.14 (0.01)
  1. Reference group identified in parentheses. Asterisks indicate significant difference in mean compared to the reference group (***p < 0.001; **0.001 < p < 0.01; *0.01 < p < 0.05).