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Table 2 Tracking of fruit, snacks and vegetables from baseline to follow-up 5 in the total sample

From: Tracking of fruit, vegetables and unhealthy snacks consumption from childhood to adulthood (15 year period): does exposure to a free school fruit programme modify the observed tracking?

  Tracking**  
Tracking coefficient 95% CI p-value for interaction*
Fruit: times/week 0.33 0.29, 0.36  
Fruit portions/day
 Lower education 0.19 0.15, 0.22 0.006
 Higher education 0.26 0.22, 0.30  
Vegetables: times/week 0.36 0.33, 0.40
Vegetables: portions/day 0.14 0.11, 0.17
Snacks: times/week
 Male 0.46 0.41, 0.51 0.065
 Female 0.39 0.24, 0.44  
Longitudinal prediction of being in the highest tertile of intake*** OR 95% CI
Fruit: times/week 2.64 2.26, 0.09
Fruit: Portions/day 2.81 2.36, 3.35
Vegetables: times/week
 Males 3.56 2.76, 4.61 0.004
 Females 2.19 1.78, 2.70  
Vegetables: portions/day 1.78 1.51, 2.09
Unhealthy Snacks: times/week 4.61 3.90, 5,44
  1. Adjusted for intervention, sex and parental education
  2. *Results presented separately due to significant interaction P < 0.1
  3. **Performed by Mixed Models
  4. ***Performed by GEE