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Table 4 Frequency of Consumption of Major Food Groups Consumed as Snacks by Location and Age Group among US Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers from the Feeding Infants and Toddlers study, 20082

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

At home (6–11.9 months) Away from home (6–11.9 months) At home (12–23.9 months) Away from home (12–23.9 months) At home (24–47.9 months) Away from home (24–47.9 months)
Major food group Rank N Weighted % consuming Major food group Rank N Weighted % consuming Major food group Rank N Weighted % consuming Major food group Rank N Weighted % consuming Major food group Rank N Weighted % consuming Major food group Rank N Weighted % consuming
Grains & grain products 1 142 62.4 Grains & grain products 1 41 81.5 Milk and milk products 1 380 62.2% Sweets, sweetened beverages and desserts 1 152 69.5% Sweets, sweetened beverages and desserts 1 600 60.3% Sweets, sweetened beverages and desserts 1 379 83.4%
Fruit1 2 92 48.8 Fruit 2 22 40.5 Fruit 2 379 56.1% Fruit 2 143 65.6% Milk and milk products 2 506 58.4% Other foods and beverages 2 296 60.1%
Other foods & beverages 3 63 22.8 Other foods & beverages 3 16 29.3 Grains and grain products 3 379 54.7% Grains and grain products 3 167 64.6% Fruit 3 533 57.3% Fruit 3 257 55.2%
Sweets, sweetened beverages & desserts 4 52 20.6 Sweets, sweetened beverages & desserts 4 15 27.9 Other foods and beverages 4 325 51.6% Other foods and beverages 4 123 57.1% Other foods and beverages 4 513 53.8% Grains and grain products 4 267 54%
Vegetables 5 25 9.7 Milk & milk products 5 9 10.5 Sweets, sweetened beverages and desserts 5 314 49.1% Milk and milk products 5 137 52.2% Grains and grain products 5 430 44.4% Milk and milk products 5 243 46.4%
  1. 1100% Fruit juice can be found in the major food group “Fruit”
  2. 2Table was developed using an analysis of variance: software SAS v9.4