Skip to main content

Table 4 Differences between Dutch, Non-Western immigrants, and Western immigrants with regard to energy balance-related behaviours. Data are presented as mean (SD)

From: Ethnic differences in BMI among Dutch adolescents: what is the role of screen-viewing, active commuting to school, and consumption of soft drinks and high-caloric snacks?

  Dutch Non-Western immigrants Western immigrants
boys    
television viewing 164 (96.8) 191 (108) 222 (148)
computer use 123 (86.0) 141 (80.7) 115 (39.2)
soft drink consumption 890 (710) 1041 (780) 930 (972)
fruit juice consumption 330 (391.29) 507 (499) 451 (540)
active transport to school 38 (29.6) 28.4 (24.9) 26 (11.4)
savoury snack consumption .59 (.51) .66 (.54) .69 (.68)
sweet snack consumption 1.58 (1.17) 1.26 (.97) 1.60 (1.46)
girls    
television viewing 142 (86.4) 187 (112) 139 (52.9)
computer use 89.0 (67.6) 102 (71.2) 104 (104)
soft drink consumption 774 (634) 918 (700) 706 (800)
fruit juice consumption 326 (342) 476 (462) 290 (410)
active transport to school 36.8 (28.30) 27.3 (24.9) 35.3 (47.4)
savoury snack consumption .58 (.51) .77 (.59) .71 (.25)
sweet snack consumption 1.38 (.98) 1.23 (1.10) 1.71 (.49)