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Most NZ children (84%) aged 5-14 years ate or drank something before school but more NZEO than Maori or Pacific children reported eating in this time period.
NZEO children who ate breakfast did not have a higher total energy, but did have a lower per cent energy from fat in their overall diet.
Table 1 Demographic profile of children who consumed breakfast (total sample, n = 3275) % (a) Proportion of total sample consuming breakfast 84.0 Gender Male 87.0 Female 80.8 Age group (years) 5-6 86.8 7-10 87.3 11-14 79.3 Ethnicity Maori 77.6 Pacific 71.0 NZEO 87.9 NZDep01 ratings I (least deprived) 95.7 II 84.9 III 82.5 IV 79.0 V (most deprived) 77.2 School status Urban 82.6 Rural 90.1 (a) Significant differences at 0.05 level using a t-test taking into account survey design and probability weights, are as follows: male versus female; 11-14 years versus 5-6 years, 7-10 years; Maori versus Pacific, NZEO; NZEO versus Pacific; NZDep01-I versus II, III, IV, V; NZDep01-II versus V; urban versus rural.
Maori and Pacific people had significantly lower odds of being a supplement user compared with NZEO people.
Adults of NZEO descent were twofold as likely to be dietary supplement users compared with Maori and eight-fold more likely to be supplement users compared with Pacific adults.
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