Caffeine consumption in young children

William J. Warzak, Shelby Evans, Margaret T. Floress, Amy C. Gross, Sharon Stoolman

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Abstract

Two hundred twenty-eight surveyed parents reported that their 5 to 7 year old children drank approximately 52 mg of caffeine daily and their 8 to 12 year old children drank 109 mg daily. Caffeine consumption and hours slept were significantly negatively correlated, but caffeine consumption and enuresis were not significantly correlated. Spanish-speaking parents reported fewer bedwetting events than their English-speaking peers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)508-509
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatrics
Volume158
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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