TABLE 3.

Effects of A49P Genotype and Race/Ethnicity on Preferred Level of Sucrose, the Sugar and Sodium Content of Favorite Cereals, and the Sugar and Sodium Content of Favorite Beverages in Children

ChildrenA49PSucrose Preference (g/100 mL)Sugar Content of Cereal (g/100 g)Sodium Content of Cereal (mg/100 g)Sugar Content of Beverage (g/100 mL)Sodium Content of Beverage (mg/100 mL)
BlackAA14.8 ± 1.936.7 ± 1.557.1 ± 2.89.8 ± 0.714.4 ± 1.9
AP21.2 ± 1.835.1 ± 1.860.5 ± 2.310.2 ± 0.514.9 ± 1.2
PP24.5 ± 2.041.6 ± 1.055.8 ± 2.611.0 ± 0.422.9 ± 3.6
Total20.2 ± 1.237.9 ± 1.1a58.4 ± 1.510.3 ± 0.316.6 ± 1.2
WhiteAA16.4 ± 2.729.5 ± 3.165.8 ± 3.78.6 ± 0.820.4 ± 2.6
AP22.8 ± 2.332.3 ± 2.465.3 ± 3.910.6 ± 0.721.1 ± 5.3
PP16.4 ± 4.137.8 ± 4.558.5 ± 5.311.0 ± 1.324.7 ± 8.6
Total19.3 ± 1.632.2 ± 1.8b64.3 ± 2.410.0 ± 0.521.4 ± 3.0
All childrenAA15.5 ± 1.6c35.3 ± 1.7c60.8 ± 2.39.3 ± 0.5c16.9 ± 1.6
AP21.8 ± 1.4d34.1 ± 1.5c62.3 ± 2.110.3 ± 0.417.2 ± 2.1
PP22.0 ± 1.9d40.4 ± 1.5d56.6 ± 2.411.0 ± 0.5d23.4 ± 3.6
  • Values are means ± SEM. To convert values for sucrose to moles per liter, multiply by 0.0292. Within each measure, a is significantly different from b; c is significantly different from d.