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Table 2 The consumption of water and beverages by by children in the NDNS sample (n = 845) by age group, gender, and socio-demographic group. The data are means and standard deviations (Std)

From: Water and beverage consumption patterns among 4 to 13-year-old children in the United Kingdom

   All beverages including water Milk Soda Juice Tea and coffee Fruit drink Sport and energy drink Flavored water Supplement
N Mean Std1 Mean Std1 Mean Std1 Mean Std1 Mean Std1 Mean Std1 Mean Std1 Mean Std 1 Mean Std 1
All 845 953.2 367.9 212.3 169 89.3 145.9 91.8 121.8 34.7 81.7 242.1 248.3 12.1 52.0 12.2 53.2 1.1 29
Age (years)
 4–8 436 896.5 313.1 240.5 158.9 46.7 92.0 91.3 114.0 23.6 60.2 241.3 238.1 3.9 29.2 8.2 44.3 0.0 0.0
  9–13 409 1008.3 410.9 184.9 174.7 130.8 176.8 92.3 129.6 45.4 98.6 242.8 258.9 20.1 67.4 16.2 61.0 2.1 41.7
   <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 0.912 0.0003 0.9351 <0.0001 0.0389 0.1614
Gender
 Boys 430 969.2 362.3 229.2 179.9 92.0 162.2 99.2 133.0 35.7 88.4 249.9 241.7 14.0 52.8 14.4 58.4 1.21 31.6
 Girls 415 936.3 373.3 194.6 155.2 86.5 127.0 84.1 108.5 33.6 74.4 233.8 255.0 10.1 51.1 10.0 47.1 1.0 26.2
   0.2265 0.0058 0.5819 0.0801 0.7393 0.3727 0.2988 0.2455 0.8717
Quartiles of IUC
 Q1 (poorer) 148 863.8 338.9 213.9 166.3 85.3 136.4 72.2 112.4 58.2 119.2 238.9 233.7 11.4 54.0 6.9 35.7 0.0 0.0
 Q2 186 991.0 401.8 204.5 176.0 105.9 157.2 69.4 90.2 31.2 65.0 290.1 273.8 14.3 59.4 12.7 60.0 2.2 39.1
 Q3 215 964.6 339.4 214.5 168.9 91.1 154.6 105.7 136.9 32.8 82.9 227.0 246.1 9.5 44.0 11.3 46.5 0.0 0.0
 Q4 (richer) 197 1021.2 392.7 211.2 166.7 94.9 150.1 115.7 133.4 26.6 69.3 226.8 244.6 8.7 40.9 15.5 60.2 2.8 46.7
   0.0005 a 0.9570 0.6828 0.0004 b 0.0559 0.1317 0.7031 0.3994 0.3710
Season
 Winter 230 920.2 314.5 213.7 162.7 83.1 146.2 111.2 131.2 27.7 65.0 219.9 224.2 8.2 39.3 12.1 49.6 2.5 43.2
 Spring 233 1000.1 385.3 212.8 169.1 101.1 149.4 91.8 120.7 31.1 85.5 247.9 240.9 14.4 62.3 14.2 61.6 0.0 0.0
 Summer 207 977.4 376.5 214.8 170.5 93.1 144.0 72.0 109.5 44.4 82.6 276.7 290.5 19.1 65.2 15.4 63.2 0.0 0.0
 Fall 175 900.3 390.3 207.2 176.7 76.2 142.7 92.0 121.3 36.3 94.0 220.3 230.0 5.5 27.2 6.2 24.8 2.2 40.3
   0.0283 0.983 0.2732 0.042 0.2071 0.1487 0.0556 0.0495 0.3657
BMI
 Under/normal 607 944.4 372.0 216.0 170.8 88.3 145.5 95.5 127.1 30.4 76.8 228.5 246.3 11.9 51.8 11.2 48.4 1.5 34.2
 Over/obese 204 976.8 355.1 196.3 162.9 93.3 149.8 80.5 106.1 48.5 96.0 276.5 246.4 13.2 54.6 16.7 67.3 0.0 0.0
   0.0012 0.1811 0.7121 0.1081 0.0348 0.0431 0.7841 0.2814 0.1629
Ethnic group
 White 723 970.8 359.3 213.3 171.0 93.5 149.2 94.1 125.2 35.6 84.4 259.2 254.3 12.6 53.4 14.1 56.7 1.3 31.4
 Non white 122 863.3 402.9 201.6 141.6 88.2 142.7 113.8 103.2 35.7 61.1 241.3 239.9 10.0 44.9 1.6 10.8 0.0 0.0
   0.0114 0.7432 0.0508 0.2160 0.4330 <0.0001 0.4367 0.0004 0.1625
Region
 England: North 201 934.3 329.8 227.5 179.0 70.7 100.8 99.0 134.1 27.5 65.9 249.8 232.1 12.6 56.0 12.8 50.1 0.0 0.0
 Central/Midlands 142 966.3 378.4 202.2 157.2 90.7 143.5 98.3 125.0 59.1 124.1 289.1 261.8 11.2 45.4 8.4 44.5 0.0 0.0
 England: South 355 938.8 379.8 192.3 155.8 87.8 150.1 90.1 117.0 29.3 70.6 217.7 253.7 9.4 44.0 7.5 46.2 1.0 28.3
 Scotland,Wales, Northern Ireland 147 1008.3 375.7 226.1 151.5 110.2 153.4 78.5 103.3 26.1 63.8 243.9 244.7 9.2 36.1 33.0 74.2 0.0 0.0
   0.2661 0.0014 c 0.0142 0.5772 0.0252 0.0268 0.4411 0.0265 0.3698
  1. Data for beverages are by beverage type
  2. aSignificant two by two differences: Q1 vs Q4
  3. bSignificant two by two differences: Q2 vs Q4
  4. cSignificant two by two differences: South vs Scotland Wales and N Ireland
  5. 1Std: Standard Deviation
  6. Comparisons between two means were either significant (bold) or not