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Table 2 Proportion of persons consuming meat/poultry/fish by gender for children and adults after disaggregation of mixed dishes

From: Consumption patterns of meat, poultry, and fish after disaggregation of mixed dishes: secondary analysis of the Australian National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey 2011–12

Proportion (%) Total Total male Total female Children Adults
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Red meat 48.6 52.4 45.2^ 46.0 47.4 44.6^ 49.4 54.1 45.4^
 Beef 38.0 41.8 34.7^ 38.3 39.9 36.6^ 38.0 42.4 34.2^
 Lamb 8.1 8.6 7.6^ 6.1 6.6 5.6 8.7 9.3 8.2^
 Pork 7.5 8.0 7.0 5.6 5.4 5.9 8.0 8.9 7.3^
 Kangaroo 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.3
 Game meat 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1
Poultry 37.7 37.7 37.7 38.4 37.5 39.4 37.5 37.8 37.2^
 Chicken 36.8 36.8 36.9 38.0 37.1 38.9 36.5 36.6 36.4
 Other 1.3 1.4 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.9 1.4 1.6 1.2
Organ/offal meat 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.1
Fish/seafood 21.4 20.3 22.4^ 14.3 13.7 14.9 23.5 22.5 24.4^
 Finfish 9.7 10.0 9.4 7.1 6.9 7.3 10.4 11.0 10.0
 Seafood 5.4 5.1 5.7 3.1 3.0 3.2 6.1 5.8 6.3
 Canned fish 7.8 7.1 8.5^ 4.6 4.2 5.0 8.8 8.0 9.5^
 Fish/seafood products 1.6 1.4 1.7 0.7 0.5 0.9 1.8 1.6 2.0
Processed meat 37.8 41.4 34.6^ 42.9 44.7 41.1^ 36.2 40.4 32.8^
 Sausage 7.1 8.5 5.8^ 9.0 9.9 8.2^ 6.5 8.1 5.1^
 Ham 18.0 19.4 16.8^ 21.1 22.1 20.0^ 17.1 18.6 15.9^
 Bacon 13.8 15.3 12.4^ 14.3 15.4 13.1^ 13.6 15.3 12.2^
 Salami 5.7 6.7 4.8^ 6.3 7.3 5.2^ 5.5 6.4 4.6^
 Luncheon meat 3.7 4.2 3.4 4.0 4.1 3.9 3.7 4.3 3.3
 Other 1.9 2.2 1.5 3.3 4.3 2.2^ 1.4 1.5 1.3
Total meat/poultry/fish 91.3 92.6 90.1^ 90.4 90.8 90.0^ 91.5 93.2 90.1^
  1. ^ P-value <0.05 for gender difference from Chi-square test