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Table 3 Differences in the provision of foods aligning with ADG by sector and setting level factors

From: Foods and beverages provided in out of school hours care services: an observational study

.Service Characteristics aFruit
(%)
bVegetable (%) cDairy/ alternatives
(%)
dLean meats/ alternatives
(%)
eRefined Grains (%) fWhole grain (%) gDiscretionary (%)
SECTOR -LEVEL
SEIFA ranking        
 Low (n = 40 ) 95 55 62 15 30 20 85
 Medium (n = 31 ) 96 70 80 20 43 43 97
 High (n = 18 ) 100 44 50 20 39 28 90
SETTING-LEVEL
Service Type        
 Large organisation (n = 43) 100 72* 70 11 49 35 98*
 Independent (n = 37) 92 40 62 14 27 27 87
 Long day care (n = 9) 100 62 62 63* 12 12 62
Kitchen Facilities
 Limited (n = 14) 100 57 71 0 100 43 93
 Moderate (n = 21) 100 75 65 15 80 15 85
 Complete (n = 54) 94 52 65 22 87 32 91
Staff Training
 No training (n = 59) 98 60 66 17 36 31 88
 Training (n = 30) 93 53 67 17 37 27 93
Daily cost of food AUD$        
 ≤ $0.39 (n = 34) 94 59 62 12 47 41 94
 $0.40 – $0.69 (n = 34) 100 49 63 15 24 27 85
 ≥ $0.70 (n = 21) 95 71 76 29 38 14 91
Food Quality Assessment
 None (n = 44) 100 63 60 9 42 33 88
 Non-valid (n = 36) 94 50 69 17 25 19 89
 Valid (n = 9) 89 67 78 56* 56 56 100
Menu        
 None (n = 14) 84* 47 53 26 84 21 79
 Non-specific
(Fruit OR vegetable) (n = 44)
100 39 63 21 68 16 92
 Specific
(Fruit AND vegetable) (n = 31)
100 87* 77 7 58 52* 93
  1. Socio-Economic Index for Areas (SEIFA)
  2. a Includes all fresh, frozen, canned in natural juice (not syrup). Excludes dried fruit and fruit juices
  3. b Includes vegetables that are fresh, frozen, cooked or canned
  4. c Includes fish, eggs, lean meat and poultry, nuts, seeds, legumes and beans
  5. d Includes milk, cheese, yoghurt, milk alternatives (calcium fortified alternatives). Excludes cream, sour cream, dairy desserts or iced confectionary (ice cream or frozen yoghurts)
  6. e Includes all grains, bread, cereals, rice, pasta, noodles, couscous and polenta
  7. f Includes all grains products specified as whole grain, whole meal, rye, barley, oats and quinoa.
  8. gIncludes cream, sweet biscuits, cakes, pastries, pies, processed meat, chips or savoury crackers >1800kJ/100g, high sugar/ salt/ fat spreads, sugar-sweetened beverages and lollies/ candy.
  9. ADG Australian Dietary Guidelines
  10. * Indicates values are significant p < 0.05