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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population, FV intake and determinants of FV intake in the 2001 and 2008 survey

From: Changes in 10-12 year old's fruit and vegetable intake in Norway from 2001 to 2008 in relation to gender and socioeconomic status - a comparison of two cross-sectional groups

  2001 2008
  n Mean (95% CI) n Mean (95% CI)
Schools 27   27  
Pupils 1488   1339  
Gender     
Boys 748 (50.3%)   630 (47.9%)  
Girls 738 (49.7%)   684 (52.1%)  
Grade     
6th 782 (52.6%)   686 (51.3%)  
7th 706 (47.4%)   652 (48.7%)  
Parents 1230   996  
Parental educational level     
EDU high 511 (42.2%)   527 (53.6%)  
EDU low 699 (57.8%)   457 (46.4%)  
Intake and determinants
FV intake 1442 14.2 (13.8 - 14.6) 1263 13.9 (13.5 - 14.2)
Accessibility 1487 4.0 (3.8 - 4.2) 1333 5.1 (4.9 - 5.3)
Preferences 1480 2.7 (2.5 - 2.9) 1320 3.1 (2.9 - 3.2)
  1. CI, confidence interval. FV intake, fruit and vegetable intake. EDU high, higher parental education. EDU low, lower parental education