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Respondents to the Year 7 Health Survey were asked to report how many serves of vegetables they usually eat each day, selecting from none, one, two, three, four, five or six or more serves.
The proportion of students who met the recommended dietary guideline of five or more serves of vegetables per day significantly decreased between 2020 (27.4%) and 2021 (20.3%). Similarly, the proportion of males and females who reported meeting the daily recommended intake for vegetables significantly decreased between 2020 and 2021 (males: 26.8% to 19.8%, females: 27.9% to 20.5%). In 2021, there was no significant difference by sex of those who reported meeting the recommended dietary guidelines for daily vegetable intake (males: 19.8%; females: 20.5%).
Indicator based on the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines recommended number of serves of vegetables per day for sex and age. For more information, visit: https://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/sites/default/files/content/The%20Guidelines/n55f_children_brochure.pdf
For the purpose of reporting the Year 7 Health Survey data on HealthStats, if the 95% confidence intervals of the estimates do not overlap, they are considered to be significantly different.
Persons includes male, female, other and refused sex respondents and may not always add to the sum of male and female.