Table 17. Estimated Regression Coefficients for Foods Predicting Cup Equivalents of Total Fruits by Sex

For cup equivalents of fruits, the model is:

E (Fruits) = b0+ b1Kid + b2Teen + b3NFG3P3 + b4NFG4P4

The estimates of the regression parameters are:

Parameter Mean Low: < 0.5 High: ≥ 1.4
Males
Intercept (b0) 0.420956 0.401392 -2.831117
Age: Kid group (b1) 0.158207 -0.731359 0.518126
Age: Teen group (b2) 0.071866 -0.239129 0.223129
Fruit (b3) 0.802686 -2.206783 1.879945
100% Fruit juices (b4) 0.401268 -0.992814 0.928520
Females
Intercept (b0) 0.454443 0.274405 -3.140317
Age: Kid group (b1) 0.161824 -0.674774 0.583628
Age: Teen group (b2) -0.238229 0.955759 -0.983381
Fruit (b3) 0.711232 -2.449166 2.020789
100% Fruit juices (b4) 0.392459 -1.303297 1.121722

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