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Table 1 Dietary intakes at age 18 months, 36 months and 7 years by gender

From: Changes and tracking of fruit, vegetables and sugar-sweetened beverages intake from 18 months to 7 years in the Norwegian mother and child cohort study

Dietary intake   18 months 36 months 7 years
n Median 5th–95th Median 5th–95th Median 5th–95th
percentile percentile percentile
Boys        
Fruit (times/week) 4484 10.5 (2.0–21.0) 7.0 (2.0–21.0) 7.5 (1.5–18.0)
Vegetables (times/week) 4507 6.0 (1.5–14.5) 5.0 (0.3–9.0) 5.5 (0.5–14.0)
SSB (times or glasses/week) 4374 2.0 (0–11.0) 2.0 (0.5–14.0) 2.5 (0–16.0)
Girls        
Fruit (times/week) 4247 10.5 (2.0–21.0) 7.0 (2.0–21.0) 8.0 (2.0–18.0)
Vegetables (times/week) 4289 6.0 (1.5–15.0) 5.0 (0.8–9.0) 6.0 (0.5–15.5)
SSB (times or glasses/week) 4143 1.0 (0–11.0) 2.0 (0.5-7.0) 2.5 (0–16.0)
  1. SSB Sugar-sweetened beverages.
  2. Differences between time points were significant except for:
  3. - girls: fruit intake between 18 months and 7 years (P = 0.23).
  4. - both genders: SSB intake between 18 months and 36 months (boys P = 0.36, girls P = 0.23).