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Table 2 Habitual consumption (mean and 95% CI) of major food groups (g/day) in 3 to 64-year old Belgian population, 2014-2015

From: Habitual food consumption of the Belgian population in 2014-2015 and adherence to food-based dietary guidelines

   Age groups (years old) ALL
3-5 (n=454) 6-9 (n=538) 10-13 (n=449) 14-17 (n=479) 18-39 (n=620) 40-64 (n=606) 3-64 (n=3146)
Food group Gender Mean (95% CI) % below cut-off point (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) % below cut-off point (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) % below cut-off point (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) % below cut-off point (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) % cut-off point (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) % below cut-off point (95% CI) Mean (95% CI) % below cut-off point (95% CI)
Water and sugar-free drinksa M 512 (476-570) 57 (50-62) 644 (605-678) 97 (96-98) 767 (715-809) 93 (92-96) 886 (817-924) 89 (87-92) 1225 (1140-1284) 72 (69-77) 1356 (1276-1429) 65 (61-71) 1165 (1107-1207) 73 (70-76)
F 464 (445-521) 63 (54-65) 620 (586-653) 98 (98-99) 767 (711-790) 96 (95-97) 893 (828-915) 91 (90-94) 1170 (1107-1231) 77 (73-81) 1379 (1327-1451) 63 (58-67) 1155 (1117-1199) 74 (71-76)
  All 489 (459-521) 60 (55-64) 613 (591-638) 98 (97-99) 739 (705-772) 95 (94-96) 848 (811-888) 92 (90-93) 1194 (1145-1238) 75 (72-77 1404 (1342-1449) 62 (59-66) 1168 (1132-1199) 73 (71-75)
Bread and cerealsa M 100 (94-114) 46 (34-52) 131 (122-137) 69 (64-75) 154 (140-159) 69 (66-76) 168 (151-172) 77 (75-85) 180 (162-190) 70 (65-79) 165 (155-180) 74 (66-79) 165 (157-172) 71 (67-76)
F 91 (90-117) 54 (28-56) 115 (109-121) 82 (77-86) 123 (114-129) 86 (83-90) 124 (113-130) 96 (94-98) 122 (113-129) 96 (94-98) 113 (106-121) 96 (94-98) 117 (112-122) 93 (91-94)
  All 101 (95-110) 45 (38-51) 121 (118-128) 75 (70-77) 134 (129-142) 79 (75-81) 141 (136-148) 88 (85-90) 150 (142-156) 84 (82-88) 140 (131-145) 85 (83-89) 141 (135-145) 83 (81-85)
Potatoes, rice and pasta a M 96 (86-107) 16 (9-22) 135 (123-143) 88 (84-92) 160 (145-169) 83 (79-88) 171 (155-181) 82 (79-88) 176 (162-192) 81 (75-86) 153 (141-169) 87 (81-91- 160 (150-170) 81 (77-85)
F 89 (81-99) 15 (8-21) 110 (104-120) 96 (94-98) 119 (111-127) 96 (94-98) 121 (112-130) 97 (95-99) 125 (117-139) 97 (93-98) 113 (105-126) 98 (95-99) 117 (113-126) 94 (92-95)
  All 91 (87-101) 18 (12-21) 120 (116-129) 92 (89-94) 138 (131-145) 90 (87-92) 146 (138-152) 90 (88-93) 152 (143-162) 88 (85-91) 132 (125-142) 93 (90-95 138 (133-146) 88 (85-89)
Vegetablesa M 82 (73-96) 72 (61-79) 94 (88-102) 99 (98-100) 103 (96-113) 99 (98-100) 111 (103-122) 99 (99-100) 133 (127-151) 98 (96-99) 156 (146-177) 96 (92-98) 135 (131-149) 97 (94-98)
F 88 (76-101) 67 (57-76) 94 (89-102) 99 (98-100) 102 (95-111) 99 (98-100) 111 (101-120) 99 (99-100) 149 (132-156) 96 (95-98) 177 (161-191) 93 (89-96) 150 (139-157) 94 (92-96)
  All 91 (78-94) 65 (61-75) 96 (90-99) 99 (99-100) 103 (94-109) 99 (99-100) 110 (105-119) 99 (99-100) 143 (135-151) 97 (96-98) 172 (158-179) 94 (92-96) 145 (138-150) 95 (94-97)
Fruit (including fruit juices and olives)a M 254 (220-271) 11 (8-18) 227 (213-249) 63 (57-68) 194 (178-206) 81 (78-85) 167 (149-179) 94 (91-97) 155 (137-169) 83 (79-88) 162 (149-186) 81 (74-85) 170 (156-183) 78 (74-82)
F 224 (216-247) 11 (7-14) 210 (202-227) 68 (63-71) 189 (180-204) 84 (80-86) 173 (164-187) 95 (94-97) 166 (148-178) 81 (78-87) 182 (164-201) 77 (71-83) 180 (168-191) 77 (73-81)
  All 244 (228-257) 11 (8-13) 230 (211-236) 62 (60-68) 196 (185-202) 81 (79-84) 172 (162-181) 94 (92-96) 162 (146-170) 81 (79-86) 179 (163-190) 77 (74-82) 179 (167-185) 76 (75-80)
Fruit (excluding fruit juices and olives)a M 139 (130-153) 37 (29-40) 119 (110-129) 93 (90-96) 92 (85-100) 97 (96-99) 74 (67-82) 100 (99-100) 80 (71-91) 96 (94-98) 115 (101-131) 92 (88-95) 99 (91-109) 92 (90-94)
F 130 (118-139) 38 (32-44) 118 (110-124) 95 (94-97) 102 (95-108) 98 (97-99) 94 (85-100) 100 (100-100) 101 (91-109) 96 (95-98) 135 (124-151) 90 (86-93) 117 (109-125) 92 (89-93)
  All 136 (127-142) 36 (32-41) 120 (112-124) 94 (92-96) 99 (92-103) 98 (97-98) 85 (79-89) 100 (99-100) 92 (84-98) 96 (95-97) 128 (118-138) 90 (87-93) 110 (103-115) 91 (90-93)
Dairy products and calcium enriched soya productsa M 295 (278-344) 91 (83-93) 264 (251-284) 89 (86-91) 226 (209-244) 96 (93-97) 197 (175-213) 99 (98-100) 148 (130-160) 98 (97-99) 115 (106-137) 99 (99-100) 155 (147-168) 98 (97-94)
F 279 (238-315) 93 (88-97) 218 (202-234) 96 (93-97) 176 (164-193) 99 (98-99) 152 (140-170) 100 (100-100) 140 (126-154) 99 (98-100) 149 (132-160) 99 (99-100) 157 (147-165) 99 (98-99)
  All 301 (264-321) 89 (87-94) 248 (231-254) 91 (90-94) 203 (189-214) 97 (96-98) 173 (159-185) 100 (99-100) 143 (132-155) 99 (98-99) 139 (123-146) 99 (99-100) 160 (149-163) 98 (98-99)
Cheeseb M 15 (12-17) 76 (69-85) 18 (16-21) 64 (54-69) 21 (19-24) 74 (65-78) 26 (23-29) 83 (77-90) 37 (32-41) 20 (16-31) 34 (31-39) 30 (23-38) 32 (29-34) 38 (34-43)
F 14 (13-17) 79 (68-83) 19 (17-21) 60 (54-67) 21 (19-22) 71 (69-78) 23 (21-25) 89 s(84-92) 27 (25-31) 37 (28-45) 31 (28-34) 34 (31-46) 27 (25-29) 46 (41-51)
  All 15 (13-16) 76 (72-82) 19 (17-20) 62 (57-67) 22 (20-23) 70 (69-76) 25 (23-26) 85 (82-88) 32 (29-34) 28 (23-35) 33 (30-36) 32 (29-41) 30 (28-31) 41 (38-45)
Meat, fish, eggs and substitutes b M 93 (81-98) 17 (12-30) 122 (113-128) 33 (29-42) 138 (131-148) 20 (15-26) 150 (142-160) 14 (10-19) 170 (164-185) 7 (4-10) 189 (178-208) 3 (2-6) 168 (163-180) 9 (7-12)
F 77 (75-98) 32 (11-33) 100 (93-105) 55 (49-62) 109 (101-113) 44 (40-54) 113 (103-117) 41 (35-52) 119 (110-126) 35 (27-43) 125 (118-135) 29 (20-35) 117 (112-124) 34 (28-39)
  All 89 (81-92) 22 (19-31) 112 (105-116) 43 (40-50) 124 (119-130) 33 29-37) 131 (127-138) 28 (23-31) 146 (140-155) 19 (14-22) 159 (147-164) 13 (11-18) 145 (138-149) 20 (17-23)
Spreadable and cooking fatb M 10 (9-13) 100 (98-100) 13 (12-14) 100 (100-100) 15 (13-16) 100 (100-100) 16 (14-17) 100 (100-100) 21 (17-21) 99 (99-100) 27 (23-30) 98 (96-100) 22 (19-23) 99 (98-100)
F 12 (9-12) 100 (99-100) 12 (11-12) 100 (100-100) 12 (11-13) 100 (100-100) 12 (11-13) 100 (100-100) 14 (13-16) 100 (100-100) 18 (17-20) 100 (100-100) 15 (14-16) 100 (100-100)
  All 10 (9-12) 100 (99-100) 12 (11-13) 100 (100-100) 13 (12-14) 100 (100-100) 14 (13-15) 100 (100-100) 18 (16-18) 100 (100-100) 22 (20-24) 99 (99-100) 18 (17-19) 100 (99-100)
Nutrient-poor foods (kcal/day)b M 502 (461-527) 3 (2-4) 669 (648-704) 1 (1-2) 782 (756-819) 1 (1-2) 846 (813-884) 2 (1-3) 880 (830-922) 2 (1-3) 753 (706-800) 4 (2-6) 792 (759-825) 3 (2-4)
F 463 (434-488) 1 (1-2) 570 (549-595) 1 (0-1) 617 (595-644) 2 (1-2) 630 (607-657) 3 (2-4) 586 (559-613) 5 (4-7) 467 (443-492) 14 (11-18) 536 (516-554) 8 (6-10)
  All 479 (461-505) 3 (2-4) 632 (608-647) 1 (1-2) 712 (686-728) 2 (1-2) 744 (717-764) 3 (2-4) 721 (697-752) 4 (3-5) 598 (573-625) 9 (7-11) 656 (639-676) 6 (5-7)
  1. M Male, F Female
  2. a% below the cut-off point value: based on a recommendation defined as “a minimum amount to reach” and to be understood as a % not meeting the recommendations
  3. b% below the cut-off point value: based on a recommendation defined as a “a maximum amount not to exceed” and to be understood as a % meeting the recommendations
  4. Source: [4]