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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of daily SSB consumption in consumers of SSBs, overall and by sexa

From: Eating occasion situational factors and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in young adults

  Overall (n = 237) Men (n = 59) Women (n = 178) P valueb
Daily consumption overall
 Total SSBs consumed, grams/d 98 (124) 117 (150) 114 (292) 95 (119) 0.001
 Number of times SSBs consumed, freq./d 0.3 (0.4) 0.3 (0.4) 0.5 (0.8) 0.5 (0.4) 0.31
 Number of serves SSBs consumed, freq./dc 0.3 (0.3) 0.3 (0.3) 0.2 (0.3) 0.001
 Total energy intake from SSBs, kJ/d 157 (199) 198 (191) 144 (189) 0.001
 Percentage of total energy intake from SSBs, % 2 (3) 3 (3) 2 (3) 0.008
 Total energy intake from all beverages, kJ/d 664 (715) 782 (900) 656 (653) 0.09
 Percentage of beverage energy intake from SSBs, % 27 (35) 39 (43) 24 (34) 0.01
Daily consumption by eating occasion
 Eating occasions containing SSBs, freq./d 0.3 (0.3) 0.3 (0.3) 0.5 (0.3) 0.32
 Eating occasions containing other beverages, freq./d 2.0 (1.5) 1.5 (1.5) 2.3 (1.5) < 0.001
 Beverage-only occasions, freq./d 0.8 (1.0) 0.5 (1.0) 0.8 (1.0) 0.05
 Beverage-only occasions containing SSBs, freq./d 0 (0.3) 0 (0.3) 0 (0.3) 0.53
  1. Abbreviations: d day, EI Energy intake, freq. frequency, SSB Sugar sweetened beverage
  2. aValues are median (interquartile range)
  3. bWilcoxon rank sum test of differences between men and women
  4. cOne serve = 600 kJ