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Percentage of energy intake from carbohydrates, fat and protein by age group, Canada excluding the territories, 2004 and 2015

Carbohydrates, ages 1 to 18 Fat, ages 1 to 18 Protein, ages 1 to 18 Carbohydrates, ages 19 and older Fat, ages 19 and older Protein, ages 19 and older 0 20 40 60 % 20042004 20152015
Note(s):
Data exclude women who were pregnant or lactating and children who were breastfed. The difference between 2004 and 2015 is statistically significant (p<0.05) for all comparisons except the percentage of energy intake from fat for ages 1 to 18.
Source(s):
2004 and 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition.

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Percentage of energy intake from carbohydrates, fat and protein by age group, Canada excluding the territories, 2004 and 2015, %
  2004 2015
Carbohydrates, ages 1 to 18 54.6 53.4
Fat, ages 1 to 18 30.6 30.9
Protein, ages 1 to 18 14.6 15.6
Carbohydrates, ages 19 and older 49.1 47.7
Fat, ages 19 and older 31.3 32.2
Protein, ages 19 and older 16.5 17.0
Note(s):
Data exclude women who were pregnant or lactating and children who were breastfed. The difference between 2004 and 2015 is statistically significant (p<0.05) for all comparisons except the percentage of energy intake from fat for ages 1 to 18.
Source(s):
2004 and 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey – Nutrition.
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