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Table 1 Grain cluster pattern based on percentage of calories from grains in children and adolescents 2–18 years-old of age using data from NHANES 2005–2010

From: Several grain dietary patterns are associated with better diet quality and improved shortfall nutrient intakes in US children and adolescents: a study focusing on the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Cluster Number Grain Foods Pattern Description
0 No Grains 4.0% of the population
1 Cakes, Cookies and Pies (5.1% of the population) with approximately 92% of grains coming from this grain group)
2 Yeast Breads and Rolls (33.8% of the population) with over 68% of grains coming from this grain group;
3 Cereals (4.0% of the population) with over 95% of grains coming from this grain group;
4 Pasta, Cooked Cereals and Rice (4.9% of the population) with over 67% of grains coming from this grain group;
5 Crackers and Salty Snacks (26.1% of the population) with over 53% of grains coming from this grain group;
6 Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast and Other Grains (9.4% of the population) with over 51% of grains coming from this grain group and approximately 23% of grains coming from yeast bread and rolls.
7 Quick Breads (12.8% of the population) with approximately 57% of grains coming from this group.