TABLE 3

Sample Sizes, Means, and SEs by Gender (for Significant Gender Effects Only)

2001–20022005–20062009–2010
NMeanSENMeanSENMeanSE
Boy
 PA (days/week of 60 min)67724.70a0.0443664.81b0.0654874.89b0.05
 TV (hours/day)66953.16a0.0543732.61b0.0655162.43c0.05
 VG (hours/day)d43951.62a0.0455061.66a0.05
 CU (hours/day)d44061.25a0.0655311.36a0.05
 Fruits (1 = never to 7 = >1/day)66164.30a0.0343654.68b0.0553114.87c0.04
 Vegetables (1 = never to 7 = >1/day)64654.20a0.0343464.46b0.0652234.52b0.04
 Sweets (1 = never to 7 = >1/day)64084.67a0.0343124.31b0.0552243.95c0.04
 Sweetened soft drinks (1 = never to 7 = >1/day)65304.98a0.0443494.53b0.0652754.29c0.06
 Breakfast (days/weekday)68473.27a0.0443773.36a,b0.0555123.44b0.05
 BMI Pctd601961.79a0.58400863.44b0.83488763.50b0.65
Girl
 PA (days/week of 60 min)74713.99a0.0446833.89a0.0851864.14b0.07
 TV (hours/day)73462.96a0.0546812.69b0.0852252.34c0.06
 VG (hours/day)d46900.77a0.0352180.90b0.03
 CU (hours/day)d46981.57a0.0552311.68a0.06
 Fruits (1 = never to 7 = >1/day)74324.29a0.0346714.74b0.0650764.96c0.05
 Vegetables (1 = never to 7 = >1/day)73124.40a0.0446564.55b0.0550324.70c0.06
 Sweets (1 = never to 7 = >1/day)72324.72a0.0346604.64a0.0650074.26b0.05
 Sweetened soft drinks (1 = never to 7 = >1/day)72824.74a0.0446484.20b0.0750674.07b0.06
 Breakfast (days/weekday)75622.70a0.0446742.89b0.0652243.05c0.05
 BMI Pcte659755.51a0.54427861.24b0.78447560.50b0.83
  • a Means with the same superscript do not differ significantly across years.

  • b Means with the same superscript do not differ significantly across years.

  • c Means with the same superscript do not differ significantly across years.

  • d 2001 data are not provided for VG and CU because they were not assessed that year.

  • e BMI percentile adjusted for age and gender.