TABLE 3

Difference in Proportion of Nutrition Categories for Child-Targeted GF Products Versus Product Equivalent With No Claim

Nutritional ValueMatched Data Set (N = 43)
GF Claim (n = 43), n (%)No Claim (n = 43), n (%)Pa
Sodium ratio ≥17 (16.3)10 (23.3).001
Fat >30%5 (11.6)2 (4.7)<.001
Sugar or free sugars >10%34 (79.1)35 (81.4)<.001
Saturated fat ≥10%6 (14.0)5 (11.6).08
Trans fat ≥1%2 (4.7)1 (2.3)<.001
Artificial sugars05 (11.6)
Added sugars32 (74.4)33 (76.7)<.001
Overall poor nutrition (PAHO criteria)37 (88.1)39 (92.9)<.001
Overall not poor nutrition5 (11.9)3 (7.1)
  • —, not applicable.

  • a χ2 test.