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Table 5. Median Portion Size (Pk) in Teaspoons per Mention by Sex & Age for Added Sugars Analyses: Children/Adolescents

Food Group Age Group (years)
2-3 4-5 6-7 8-9 10-11 12-13 14-15 16-17
Boys
Hot cereals (P1) 0.671760 0.000000 0.000000 3.732000 3.742200 2.910960 0.000000 0.628500
Cold cereals (P2) 1.546500 2.509758 3.428864 3.421000 3.607222 4.318000 3.946876 4.631570
Soda (P3) 3.142293 4.714080 7.588000 6.746025 8.271500 8.938500 10.710667 11.755190
Sugar/honey in coffee/tea (P4) 1.932288 1.932288 2.572000 2.572000 3.622500 3.622500 4.064000 4.064000
Fruitades/sports drinks(P5) 4.405266 4.617000 4.692120 4.790000 5.966880 6.841511 7.978000 8.157000
Candy (P6) 1.856000 2.225000 1.778000 3.148000 2.618980 2.674000 2.731076 4.249883
Doughnuts (P7) 2.405700 3.100420 2.737800 4.395000 3.826746 4.109025 4.395000 4.811400
Cookies, cake, pie, brownies (P8) 1.814927 2.054360 2.640000 2.573000 3.482000 3.180000 4.058775 3.999500
Frozen desserts (P9) 2.345500 3.253000 3.253000 2.977730 3.875520 4.392990 6.650000 3.975072
Girls
Hot cereals, no added sugars (P1) 0.958000 0.909737 1.915760 0.000000 1.915760 0.909737 0.000000 1.546000
Cold cereals (P2) 1.536500 2.191694 2.107000 3.338100 3.548396 3.109000 3.818813 3.043425
Soda (P3) 3.144742 4.719204 5.364167 6.288856 7.875000 7.889000 8.984976 9.428160
Sugar/honey in coffee/tea (P4) 1.932288 1.932288 2.572000 2.572000 2.650680 2.650680 3.494000 3.494000
Fruitades/sports drinks (P5) 3.822525 4.258716 4.617000 5.028540 5.019210 5.091030 8.157000 7.391000
Candy (P6) 2.098600 2.120000 1.451500 2.248833 2.248500 2.618980 2.618980 2.722667
Doughnuts (P7) 2.405700 2.593800 2.659300 3.664865 3.296500 4.395000 4.395000 3.463040
Cookies, cake, pie, brownies (P8) 1.810160 2.417000 2.752750 3.225000 3.115333 2.679119 2.790000 2.468400
Frozen desserts (P9) 2.477200 3.156580 2.774000 3.785000 4.775000 2.977730 4.063000 5.006500

Last Modified: 11 Apr 2014