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Table 2 Number and Proportion of Snacks Consumed during Different Snacking Periods at Home and Away from Home by U.S. Children in the Feeding Infants and Toddlers study, 2008a

From: Location influences snacking behavior of US infants, toddlers and preschool children

Snacking period 6–11.9 months (n = 505) 12–23.9 months (n = 925) 24–47.9 months (n = 1461)
At home Away from home At home Away from home At home Away from home
n % (SE) n % (SE) n % (SE) n % (SE) n % (SE) n % (SE)
Morning snackb 100 91.3 (3.3) 10 8.7 (3.3) 462 75.2 (3.2) 118 24.8 (3.2) 634 71.7 (2.5) 255 28.3 (2.5)
Afternoon snackb 148 80.7 (3.6) 45 19.3 (3.6) 597 79.5 (2.2) 170 20.5 (2.2) 906 74.5 (2) 288 25.5 (2)
Evening snackb 95 95.7 (2.4) 5 4.3 (2.4) 461 94.4 (1.6) 25 5.6 (1.6) 788 91.5 (1.7) 60 8.5 (1.7)
All snacksb 221 84.9 (2.6) 53 15.1 (2.6) 645 72.7 (2.5) 233 27.3 (2.5) 929 67.3 (2.1) 466 32.7 (2.1)
  1. aAway from home is any location outside of home including day care, friend’s house, restaurant, cafeteria, fast food outlet, school or other
  2. bSnacks include any food or beverage consumed between meals and excludes consumption of breast milk or infant formula