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Table 2 Fruits and vegetables identified as changeable and targeted for intervention

From: Evaluating changeability to improve fruit and vegetable intake among school aged children

Fruit CSFII Weighted % Consumed1 (n = 502) CSFII Rank % PARADE Baseline % Consumed2 (n = 304) PARADE Baseline Rank %
Oranges/juice 24.3% 100% 79.6% 100%
Other juice 17.3% 94% 67.8% 94%
Apples 13.4% 88% 49.7% 88%
Bananas 9.0% 81% 49.0% 81%
CF Fruit Cocktail 4.5% 75% 32.9% 56%
CF Grapes 4.2% 69% 46.4% 75%
CF Peaches 2.8% 50% 28.9% 25%
CF Cantaloupe 2.4% 44% 17.4% 31%
CF Strawberries 2.1% 31% 43.7% 63%
CF Pineapple 1.8% 25% 20.1% 38%
Kiwi .84% 13% 18.2% 31%
Nectarines .48% 6% 15.2% 19%
Grapefruit .12% 0% 9.2% 6%
Vegetables CSFII Weighted % Consumed1 CSFII Rank % PARADE Baseline % Consumed2 PARADE Baseline Rank %
Potatoes 48.4% 100% 95.1% 100%
Lettuce 12.1% 89% 62.2% 79%
Corn 9.6% 84% 52.6% 63%
Carrots 8.7% 79% 54.6% 68%
CV Green beans 7.62% 74% 72.0% 89%
CV Mixed Vegetables 6.3% 68% 46.7% 53%
CV Tomatoes 5.2% 63% 49.0% 58%
CV Cabbage slaw 2.8% 47% 13.2% 11%
CV Beans 4.3% 53% 25.3% 26%
CV Green Peas 2.7% 42% 38.2% 37%
CV Broccoli 2.4% 32% 55.3% 74%
CV Spinach/greens 1.2% 26% 52.6% 63%
Bell Pepper 1.1% 16% 12.1% 5%
Sweet potatoes .6% 11% 14.2% 16%
Cauliflower .5% 5% 18.2% 21%
  1. CF = Changeable Fruits
  2. CV = Changeable Vegetables
  3. 1 CSFII weighted percent consumed was calculated from the percentage of respondents who reported consuming each food item at least once during the period under observation (two days). These data were weighted to represent urban and sub-urban Midwesterners using weights provided by the CSFII study.
  4. 2 PARADE baseline percent consumed was calculated from the percentage of respondents who reported consuming each food item during the past week.