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Table 3 Comparison of child intake of selected foods (servings/d) by school

From: Diet, physical activity, and adiposity in children in poor and rich neighbourhoods: a cross-sectional comparison

  School A School B Both
  N = 46 N = 112 N = 158
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Green leafy vegetables * 0.25 (0.37) 0.39 (0.34) 0.35 (0.36)
Cruciferous vegetables * 0.39 (0.52) 0.23 (0.20) 0.28 (0.34)
All vegetables 2.09 (2.05) 1.90 (1.10) 1.96 (1.44)
Legume * 0.21 (0.47) 0.26 (0.33) 0.25 (0.37)
Fruit 4.78 (2.80) 4.77 (2.39) 4.78 (2.51)
Fruit and vegetables 6.71 (4.07) 6.70 (3.18) 6.71 (3.45)
Dairy * 2.02 (1.77) 2.80 (1.43) 2.60 (1.56)
Low fat dairy * 1.01 (1.05) 1.38 (0.80) 1.27 (0.89)
Juice 1.89 (1.50) 1.53 (1.04) 1.64 (1.20)
Soda * 0.74 (0.80) 0.12 (0.28) 0.30 (0.57)
Sugar drink * 2.34 (1.82) 1.59 (1.07) 1.81 (1.37)
Baked * 3.61 (3.07) 0.95 (0.77) 1.72 (2.13)
Chips * 0.64 (1.05) 0.20 (0.34) 0.32 (0.66)
Gelatin desserts * 4.16 (2.11) 0.22 (0.25) 1.35 (2.12)
Candy * 8.85 (2.95) 0.38 (0.42) 2.90 (4.22)
Cracker * 0 0.30 (0.30) 0.30 (0.30)
Peanut * 0.15 (0.25) 0.06 (0.12) 0.09 (0.17)
Dark bread * 0.39 (0.81) 0.77 (0.94) 0.66 (0.92)
White bread * 1.01 (1.13) 0.58 (0.79) 0.71 (0.93)
  1. *p-value < 0.05 comparing the two schools using the t-test