TABLE K-1 Healthy Eating Index-2010 Based on NHANES 2007–2010
|HEI-2010 Component||Maximum Score||Children Participating in WIC (n = 405)||Children Not Participating in WIC (n = 374)|
|Mean||Percent of Maximum Score||Mean|
|Greens and Beansa||5||0.35||7||0.39|
|Total Protein Foodse||5||3.98||80||4.02|
|Seafood and Plant Proteinse,f||5||1.81||36||2.03|
|HEI-2010 Total Diet||100||52.62||53||50.31|
NOTE: HEI = Healthy Eating Index.
a Includes any beans and peas not counted as Total Protein Foods.
b Includes 100% fruit juice.
c Includes all forms except juice.
d Includes all milk products, such as fluid milk, yogurt, and cheese, and fortified soy beverages.
e Beans and peas are included here (and not with vegetables) when the Total Protein Foods standard is otherwise not met.
|Women Participating in WIC (n = 96)||Women Not Participating in WIC, Eligible (n = 51)||Women Ineligible for WIC (n = 1,379)|
|Mean||Percent of Maximum Score||Mean||Mean|
f Includes seafood, nuts, seeds, soy products (other than beverages) as well as beans and peas counted as Total Protein Foods.
g Ratio of poly- and monounsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs and MUFAs) to saturated fatty acids (SFAs).
h Calories from solid fats, alcohol, and added sugars; threshold for counting alcohol is more than 13 grams/1,000 kcal. See additional notes for Tables K-1 and K-2 following Table K-2.
TABLE K-2 Healthy Eating Index-2010: Total Distributions for Children and Women
|Children participating in WIC (n = 405)||43.02||47.95||53.27||58.41||62.88|
|Children not participating in WIC (n = 374)||40.02||44.84||50.09||55.32||60.08|
|Women participating in WIC (n = 96)||35.57||40.06||45.41||51.17||56.69|
|Women not participating in WIC (n = 51)||31.07||38.42||47.17||55.49||61.77|
|Women ineligible for WIC (n = 1,379)||34.70||39.67||45.56||51.78||57.61|
NOTE: See notes for Tables K-1 and K-2 following this table.
NOTES FOR TABLES K-1 AND K-2: All groups are ≤ 185 percent of the poverty-income ratio. Analysis sample was data for children 2–4.9 years of age and women 19–50 years of age.
DATA SOURCES FOR TABLES K-1 AND K-2: 2007–2010 NHANES (USDA/ARS, 2007–2010) analyzed using criteria outlined in Guenther et al., 2013.
Guenther, P. M., K. O. Casavale, J. Reedy, S. I. Kirkpatrick, H. A. Hiza, K. J. Kuczynski, L. L. Kahle, and S. M. Krebs-Smith. 2013. Update of the Healthy Eating Index: HEI-2010. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 113(4):569-580.
USDA/ARS (U.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service). 2007–2010. What we eat in America, NHANES 2007-2010. Beltsville, MD: USDA/ARS. http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=18349 (accessed December 15, 2014).