Policy Research for Front of Package Nutrition Labeling: Developing and Testing a Summary System Algorithm. I: Mean Food Scores by Deciles of HEI

05/01/2011

Table I-1. Weighted Mean Scores of Foods Consumed by Individuals in NHANES 2005-2008 by Deciles of Healthy Eating Index Scores
Subcategories of NHANES
Population
Mean
HEI
Median
HEI
Decile
of HEI
1
Decile
of HEI
2
Decile
of HEI
3
Decile
of HEI
4
Decile
of HEI
5
Decile
of HEI
6
Decile
of HEI
7
Decile
of HEI
8
Decile
of HEI
9
Decile
of HEI
10
— Means no data.
Upper cutoff of HEI decile 33.73 38.75 42.97 46.71 50.83 54.80 58.97 63.86 70.62
Per 100 kcal
Overall
51.47 50.83 −6.09 −1.76 0.75 2.80 5.62 7.46 9.77 12.84 16.95 25.60
Age groups
Children (2-18 y)
50.14 49.35 −5.86 −2.19 −1.07 2.29 4.14 6.24 7.99 11.15 14.75 21.07
Adults (19+ y) 51.90 51.41 −6.17 −1.60 1.34 2.99 6.24 7.85 10.40 13.35 17.69 26.40
Older Adults (50+ y) 55.01 54.79 −6.44 −0.96 1.83 3.58 6.69 8.50 10.98 13.58 18.12 26.72
Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic white
51.26 50.42 −6.66 −2.17 0.57 2.37 5.49 7.23 9.43 12.61 16.51 25.86
Non-Hispanic black 49.04 48.38 −4.86 −0.66 0.43 3.32 6.03 7.37 10.31 13.12 17.45 25.30
Mexican Americans 53.21 53.23 −4.29 −0.04 2.90 4.78 6.65 8.98 11.77 14.63 18.11 24.88
Poverty income ratio
≤1.85
50.60 50.00 −6.28 −2.15 0.54 3.19 5.69 7.74 9.85 12.97 17.30 25.06
>1.85 51.71 50.89 −6.04 −1.62 0.89 2.67 5.52 7.24 9.64 12.70 16.78 25.86
Child BMI-for-age status
Obese (≥95th pct)
49.38 48.69 −7.91 −2.05 −1.13 2.36 4.50 6.97 9.58 11.67 15.84 22.37
Overweight (≥85th and <95th pct) 49.70 48.30 −6.60 −3.14 −1.09 1.86 2.73 5.98 8.63 11.33 16.11 21.34
Normal weight (<85th pct) 50.40 49.85 −5.15 −1.99 −1.05 2.37 4.37 6.09 7.56 11.03 14.15 20.79
Adult BMI status
Obese (≥30)
51.06 50.28 −5.82 −1.94 1.04 3.79 6.21 7.36 10.37 13.89 17.75 25.28
Overweight (≥25 and <30) 52.40 52.22 −5.71 −0.58 1.88 2.68 6.07 7.94 10.68 12.81 18.53 27.27
Normal weight (<25) 52.21 51.60 −6.79 −2.39 1.14 2.34 6.18 8.07 9.93 13.26 16.74 26.58
LDL status
Normal (<130 mg/dl)
50.52 50.12 −5.87 −1.79 0.62 3.23 5.84 7.32 10.40 13.48 17.62 27.13
Elevated (≥130 mg/dl) 50.84 50.13 −6.51 −0.96 1.16 3.24 5.45 7.69 9.71 13.25 16.96 28.96
Per RACC
Overall
51.47 50.83 −12.20 −8.19 −5.05 −3.02 0.02 2.01 4.23 7.15 10.29 16.35
Age groups
Children (2-18 y)
50.14 49.35 −14.74 −9.90 −8.00 −3.83 −1.37 1.25 3.41 7.44 10.63 17.11
Adults (19+ y) 51.90 51.41 −11.36 −7.55 −4.09 −2.72 0.60 2.25 4.52 7.06 10.17 16.22
Older adults (50+ y) 55.01 54.79 −10.59 −5.89 −3.36 −1.89 0.92 2.83 5.07 7.02 10.38 16.48
Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic white
51.26 50.42 −12.37 −8.53 −5.07 −3.38 −0.15 1.78 3.55 6.55 9.59 15.97
Non-Hispanic black 49.04 48.38 −12.44 −7.80 −6.27 −2.84 0.34 1.60 5.46 8.12 11.19 16.83
Mexican Americans 53.21 53.23 −11.27 −6.69 −2.84 −1.08 1.37 3.62 7.02 9.98 12.45 18.41
Poverty income ratio
≤1.85
50.60 50.00 −12.64 −8.74 −5.48 −2.60 0.08 2.23 4.81 7.79 10.89 17.03
>1.85 51.71 50.89 −12.00 −7.95 −4.84 −3.15 −0.07 1.84 3.84 6.77 9.99 16.06
Child BMI-for-age status
Obese (≥95th pct)
49.38 48.69 −16.24 −8.91 −7.99 −3.51 −1.17 2.30 3.99 7.76 10.53 19.05
Overweight (≥85th and <95th pct) 49.70 48.30 −14.94 −11.62 −8.28 −4.39 −2.92 0.61 4.09 7.37 11.76 15.64
Normal weight (<85th pct) 50.40 49.85 −14.31 −9.71 −7.94 −3.77 −1.08 1.08 3.19 7.40 10.40 17.19
Adult BMI status
Obese (≥30)
51.06 50.28 −11.07 −7.99 −4.38 −2.07 0.28 1.49 3.87 7.01 9.86 15.05
Overweight (≥25 and <30) 52.40 52.22 −11.44 −6.15 −3.69 −2.64 0.79 2.16 4.76 6.79 10.28 16.87
Normal weight (<25) 52.21 51.60 −11.80 −8.58 −4.16 −3.58 0.32 2.78 4.67 7.13 10.17 16.52
LDL status
Normal (<130 mg/dl)
50.52 50.12 −11.31 −8.15 −5.02 −2.68 0.03 1.67 4.26 7.42 10.22 16.86
Elevated (≥130 mg/dl) 50.84 50.13 −11.68 −6.93 −4.29 −2.06 0.13 1.68 3.59 6.50 9.02 17.48