TABLE 2

Prevalence and Odds of Infrequent Fruit Intake Among 6-Year-Old Children by Frequency of Fruit Intake During Late Infancy and Age of Fruit Introduction, IFPS II, 2005–2007 and Y6FU Study, 2012

Infrequent Fruit Intake at Age 6 y (0 to <1 Time/d)
n%OR (95% CI)aORa (95% CI)
Fruit intake during late infancy
 0 to <1 times/d10848.22.70 (1.77–4.11)2.48 (1.59–3.88)
 1 to <2 times/d37637.21.73 (1.31–2.28)1.67 (1.25–2.24)
 2+ times/d59425.6ReferenceReference
Age at fruit introduction
 0 to <4 mo12342.31.54 (0.81–2.92)1.45 (0.73–2.87)
 4 to <8 mo89330.50.92 (0.55–1.60)1.02 (0.57–1.84)
 8+ months6232.3ReferenceReference
  • a Adjusted for maternal age, race/ethnicity, maternal education, poverty income ratio, receipt of WIC benefits, marital status, birth order, gender, birth weight, and gestational age of infant, and breastfeeding duration.