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Table 5 Mean daily equivalent frequencies by age group, for each broad food category, WA and SA 2006

From: Food consumption habits in two states of Australia, as measured by a Food Frequency Questionnaire

  18-44 years 45-64 years 65+years
  mean 95% CI mean 95% CI mean 95% CI
Dairy foods 3.6 3.4-3.7 3.5 3.3-3.7 3.3 3.1-3.6
Bread and cereal foods 2.7 2.5-2.9 2.6 2.5-2.7 2.9 2.8-3.0
Meat, fish, eggs 2.4 2.2-2.6 2.0 1.9-2.1 1.8 1.7-2.0
Vegetables 6.8 6.3-7.3 6.7 6.4-7.1 6.6 6.2-6.9
Fruit 2.2 1.9-2.5 2.4 2.2-2.5 2.5 2.3-2.7
Baked goods and snacks 1.5 1.3-1.6 1.5 1.4-1.6 1.5 1.4-1.7
Sugar, spreads and dressings 2.7 2.4-3.0 2.9 2.7-3.0 2.9 2.7-3.1
Non-milk beverages 7.5 7.2-8.0 7.5 7.2-7.8 7.0 6.7-7.3