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Table 3 Association between 100% fruit juice consumption and respondent characteristics (N = 2732)

From: Who drinks sugar sweetened beverages and juice? An Australian population study of behaviour, awareness and attitudes

  100% fruit juice consumption in past week Logistic regression
None 1 or more Pearson χ2 OR 95% CI
% % P-value (N = 2702) Lower Upper
100% fruit juice consumption in past weekc 64.7 35.0     
Demographics
Gender    < 0.001    
 Male 60.4 39.6   1.5*** 1.2 1.8
 Female 69.2 30.8     
Age (years)    0.001    
 15–24 60.5 39.5   1.2 0.9 1.5
 25–44 61.3 38.7   1.2 0.9 1.5
 45–64 67.7 32.3   1.0 0.8 1.2
 65 and over 69.5 30.5   1   
Highest qualificationa    0.017    
 High School or less 66.5 33.5   0.9 0.6 1.2
 Vocational 66.2 33.8   0.8 0.7 1.0
 University 60.3 39.7   1   
Disadvantage quintile    0.002    
 Quintile 1 (most disadvantaged) 70.8 29.2   0.8 0.6 1.2
 Quintile 2 65.4 34.6   1.0 0.7 1.4
 Quintile 3 63.6 36.4   1.1 0.8 1.5
 Quintile 4 60.0 40.0   1.3 0.9 1.7
 Quintile 5 (least disadvantaged) 64.1 35.9   1   
Remoteness    0.006    
 Metropolitan 63.4 36.6   1   
 Inner Regional 64.1 35.9   1.0 0.6 1.5
 Outer Regional 72.9 27.1   0.7 0.5 1.1
 Remote/very remote 67.7 32.3   0.9 0.6 1.3
BMI and behavioural risk factors
Body Mass Index (BMI)c    0.205    
 Underweight or healthy 64.5 35.5   1   
 Overweight 62.9 37.1   1.2 0.9 1.5
 Obese 68.4 31.6   1.1 0.8 1.3
 Don’t know height or weight 65.2 34.8   1.1 0.7 1.8
Physical activity (past week)b    < 0.001    
 None 73.0 27.0   1   
 1 to 6 days 64.2 35.8   1.3 1.0 1.9
 Everyday 60.6 39.4   1.8*** 1.3 2.5
Fast food consumption (past week) a    0.006    
 None 67.6 32.4   1   
 Once 61.2 38.8   1.2 1.0 1.5
 Two or more times 62.8 37.2   1.1 0.9 1.5
Smoking status    < 0.001    
 Current smoker 64.5 35.5   0.9 0.7 1.2
 Ex-smoker 71.7 28.3   0.6*** 0.5 0.8
 Never smoked 61.4 38.6   1   
100% fruit juice versus SSBsa    < 0.001    
 More sugar 75.3 24.7   1   
 Less sugar 60.9 39.1   2.1*** 1.6 2.9
 The same 65.2 34.8   1.7** 1.2 2.5
 Don’t know 72.1 27.9   1.4 0.8 2.3
  1. Logistic regression outcome variable: Any 100% fruit juice consumption in past week = 1, none = 0
  2. aNot stated = 0.1%, bnot stated = 0.2%, cnot stated = 0.3%
  3. ***p < 0.001; **p < 0.01; *p < 0.05