Table 2

Descriptive statistics for food items offered and consumed over three test days (n = 109)

Food item

Mean grams offered (s.d.)

range

Mean kcal offered (s.d.)

range

Mean grams consumed (s.d.)

range

Mean kcal consumed (s.d.)

range


Tomatoes1

99.8 (4.62) 87.1 – 105.1

18.0 (0.83) 15.7 – 18.9

5.5 (13.84) 0 – 51.8

1.0 (2.49) 0 – 9.3

Carrots2

54.2 (0.91) 52.0 – 56.6

19.0 (0.32) 18.2 – 19.8

9.3 (12.98) 0 – 54.51

3.3 (4.54) 0 – 19.1

Grapes

98.7 (3.19) 93.0 – 110.1

63.7 (2.06) 60.0 – 71.0

30.8 (32.05) 0 – 105.2

19.9 (20.66) 0 – 67.8

Bread rolls

53.6 (5.13) 44.1 – 73.5

143.6 (13.74) 118.1 – 197.0

27.4 (18.40) 0.3 – 73.5

73.4 (49.30) 0.9 – 197.0

Mini cheese biscuits

36.2 (2.78) 33.5 – 48.6

191.6 (14.72) 177.4 – 257.0

14.5 (11.31) 0 – 36.3

76.6 (59.81) 0 – 192.2

Mini chocolate biscuits

50.5 (2.08) 35.6 – 53.1

260.4 (10.75) 183.5 (274.0)

33.7 (15.00) 0 – 52.4

179.0 (82.49) 0 – 270.4

Chicken3

63.6 (3.43) 42.0 – 72.7

74.4(4.01) 49.1 – 85.1

23.9 (19.88) 0.5 – 76.5

27.9 (23.26) 0.5 – 76.5

Cheese4

48.4 (2.54) 43.3 – 64.1

198.5 (10.42) 177.4 – 262.9

16.3 (15.30) 0 – 52.6

66.8 (62.73) 0 – 215.7

Total

410.5 (21.89) 368.1 – 475.4

954.5 (33.79) 852.8 – 1085.4

155.3 (63.88) 55.4 – 396.0

442.8 (158.37) 62.5 – 925.8


1n = 14, 2n = 95

3n = 105 (excluding 4 vegetarians, who were not offered chicken)

4n = 105 (excluding 4 vegetarians, who were offered an extra portion of cheese to replace their portion of chicken)

Cooke et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2006 3:14   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-3-14

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