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Table 4 Dietary characteristics of 54 children completing the diet questionnaire

From: School's out: what are urban children doing? The Summer Activity Study of Somerville Youth (SASSY)

  No. %
Fruit consumption   
Never 2 3.7
1-2 times per day 39 72.2
3 or more times per day 13 24.0
Vegetable consumption   
Never 7 13.5
1-2 times per day 38 73.1
3 or more times per day 7 13.5
Soda consumption   
Never 28 52.8
1-2 times per week 16 30.2
3 or more times per week 9 17.0
Juice consumption (100%)   
Never 10 18.5
1-2 times per week 10 18.5
3 or more times per week 34 63.0
Sugar sweetened beverage consumption   
Never 13 24.1
1-2 times per week 24 44.4
3 or more times per week 17 31.5
Milk consumption   
Never 6 11.1
1-2 times per week 5 9.3
3 or more times per week 43 79.6
French Fries   
Never 20 18.5
1-2 times per week 25 46.3
3 or more times per week 9 16.7
Snack Chip consumption   
Never 10 18.5
1-2 times per week 22 40.7
3 or more times per week 22 40.7
Baked goods   
Never 5 9.4
1-2 times per week 33 62.3
3 or more times per week 15 28.3
Ice cream   
Never 1 1.9
1-2 times per week 22 40.7
3 or more times per week 31 57.4
Eat snacks away for home   
Never 9 17.0
1-2 times per week 20 37.7
3 or more times per week 24 45.2
Eat dinner away from home   
Never 22 40.7
1-2 times per week 28 52.0
3 or more times per week 4 7.4