Is water out of vogue? A survey of the drinking habits of 2-7 year olds.

@article{Petter1995IsWO,
  title={Is water out of vogue? A survey of the drinking habits of 2-7 year olds.},
  author={L P Petter and J O Hourihane and Christopher J Rolles},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1995},
  volume={72 2},
  pages={137-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To survey the drinking habits of young children with reference to the consumption of plain water, and to estimate the proportion of a child's recommended energy intake contributed by drinks. DESIGN A prospective survey. SETTING Health centres, mother and toddler groups, and infant schools in and around Southampton. SUBJECTS 39 preschool and 66 infant schoolchildren. INTERVENTIONS Parents kept a diary of all drinks consumed by the child over 48 hours. Parents were interviewed… CONTINUE READING

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