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Caloric Intake from Fast Food Among Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2011-2012

Categories: Children,Food/Nutrition,Statistics,Youth

From 1994 to 2006, caloric intake from fast food increased from 10% to 13% among children aged 2-18 years. This report presents the most recent data on the percentage of calories consumed from fast food among U.S. children by sex, age group, race and Hispanic origin, poverty status, and weight status.   From the National Center for Health Statistics