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Table 4 Percentage of pupils purchasing different types of food or drinks out of school at lunchtime

From: Food and drink purchasing habits out of school at lunchtime: a national survey of secondary school pupils in Scotland

  Pupils who ever purchase out of school (%) All pupils (%)
(n = 367) (n = 600)
  5 times per week 3-4 times per week 1-2 times per week Rarely or never 5 times per week
Foods      
sandwiches 10.0 13.8 34.3 41.9 6.3
sweets or chocolate 7.6 15.2 45.7 31.4 4.7
pizza, chips or burger 4.8 13.6 39.8 42.3 5.0
crisps 5.3 8.8 32.4 53.5 3.3
fruit 4.3 5.2 23.2 67.2 2.7
cereal bars or biscuits 0.7 6.1 22.8 70.4 0.4
ice-cream or lollies 0.5 2.7 7.8 88.9 0.3
Drinks      
non-diet soft drinks 12.6 17.2 30.6 39.5 7.8
diet soft drinks 9.0 13.7 28.3 48.9 5.6
plain water 7.4 13.3 29.4 50.0 4.6
plain or flavoured milk 3.5 6.4 11.9 78.3 2.2
fruit juices or smoothies 2.9 7.6 19.6 69.9 1.8