Table 3

Differences in fruit-juice and vegetable recipe goal attainment by gender, ethnicity, mother's education and school socioeconomic status

Percent Fruit-Juice Recipe Goals Attained

Percent Vegetable Recipe Goals Attained


n

Mean

Std. Dev

Mean

Std. Dev


Gender

Boy

319

56**

36

53***

41

Girl

346

65

35

65

37


Ethnicity

African-American

279

53*** a

35

49*** ad

39

Asian/other

54

64bd

33

65bd

37

Hispanic

200

72bc

32

74bc

35

White

116

61d

37

57d

40


Parent education

High school graduate or less

252

68** a

34

65

39

Some college/business school/vocational school

169

58bc

35

55

39

Bachelor's degree or higher

195

56bc

37

57

38


School Socioeconomic Status

low income (>50% of students eligible for free or reduced price meals)

441

62

34

61

39

high income (<50% of students eligible for free or reduced price meals)

230

58

37

56

40


* p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001.

Within subgroups and columns, numbers with the different superscripts are significantly different.

Cullen et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2007 4:28   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-4-28

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