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Table 2 CFB consumption in Australian children aged 2–16 years, by age group: total population (n = 4487)

From: Australian children’s consumption of caffeinated, formulated beverages: a cross-sectional analysis

CFB consumption All (n = 4487) Age group
2-3 (n = 1071) 4-8 (n = 1216) 9-13 (n = 1110) 14-16 (n = 1090)
CFB intake (g/day)      
Mean 64 6 24 79 140
(95% CI) (56–71) (4–9) (18–30) (61–96) (119–162)
Proportion of caffeine from CFB (%)* 34 17 28 38 33
Proportion of total formulated beverages as CFB (%)* 44 24 34 40 55
Proportion of all CFB as SS-CFB (%)* 77 75 79 80 75
Proportion of all CFB as AS-CFB (%)* 23 25 21 20 25
  1. CFB – Caffeinated, formulated beverage; SS-CFB – Sugar-sweetened caffeinated formulated beverage; AS-CFB - Artificially-sweetened caffeinated, formulated beverage.
  2. *Population proportion data – no measure of variability (i.e. 95% CI) available.