Table 22. Estimated Regression Coefficients for Foods Predicting Teaspoon Equivalents of Added Sugars from Sugar-Sweetened Beverages by Sex

For teaspoons of added sugars, the model is:

E (Added sugars) = b0+ b1Kid + b2Teen + b16NFG16P16 + b17NFG17P17 + b18NFG18P18

The estimates of the regression parameters are:

Parameter Mean Low: < 3 High: ≥ 11
Males
Intercept (b0) 4.577211 -0.129700 -1.814985
Age: Kid group (b1) -0.624582 -0.079537 -0.460922
Age: Teen group (b2) 1.664809 -0.492987 0.505962
Soda (b16) 0.682279 -0.153313 0.138940
Sugar/honey in coffee/tea (b17) 2.362719 -1.329115 0.809484
Fruitades/sports drinks (b18) 0.421044 -0.096919 0.088290
Females
Intercept (b0) 3.573933 0.155121 -2.653782
Age: Kid group (b1) -0.249583 -0.001079 -0.213522
Age: Teen group (b2) 0.115729 -0.114256 0.144762
Soda (b16) 0.752442 -0.276116 0.202855
Sugar/honey in coffee/tea (b17) 3.173724 -1.299293 1.011106
Fruitades/sports drinks (b18) 0.479775 -0.178926 0.150153

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