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Table 3 CFB consumption in Australian children aged 2–16 years, by age group: CFB consumers only (n = 642)

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

CFB consumption All (n = 642) Age group
2-3 (n = 48) 4-8 (n = 105) 9-13 (n = 204) 14-16 (n = 285)
CFB intake (g/day),      
Mean 441 151 287 442 555a
(95% CI) (413–469) (115–187) (252–321) (400–484) (507–602)
Caffeine from CFB (mg/d)      
Mean 42 14 27 41 55a
(95% CI) (39–45) (11–17) (22–31) (37–44) (48–62)
Proportion of caffeine from CFB (%)* 69 73 74 73 65
Proportion total formulated beverages as CFB (%)* 83 81 86 84 81
Proportion of CFB as SS-CFB (%)* 72 75 79 80 75
Proportion of 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.
  3. aLinear regression with age group entered as an indicator variable P < 0.001.