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Table 4 Energy and nutrient intakes in Tibetan mothers compared with the 2002 NNHS

From: Nutrient intakes of rural Tibetan mothers: a cross-sectional survey

  Median of total RNI/AI (%) 2002 NNHS P §
Energy (kJ/d) 8778 11721 74.9 10036 < 0.001
Protein (g/d) 58 90 64.4 70 < 0.001
Fat (g/d) 57 79 72.2 77 < 0.001
Carbohydrate (g/d) 357 414 86.2 355 0.187
Vitamin A (μg/d)* 243 1200 20.3 524 < 0.001
Vitamin B1 (mg/d) 0.9 1.8 50.0 1.1 < 0.001
Vitamin B2 (mg/d) 0.6 1.7 35.3 0.8 < 0.001
Vitamin C (mg/d) 68 130 52.3 96 < 0.001
Vitamin E (mg/d) 12 14 85.7 37 < 0.001
Calcium (mg/d) 517 1200 43.1 385 < 0.001
Iron (mg/d) 35 25 140.0 24 < 0.001
Zinc (mg/d) 17.3 21.5 80.5 11.6 < 0.001
  1. * Retinol equivalent
  2. RNI: recommended nutrient intake of lactating mothers; AI: adequate intake of lactating mothers; 2002 NNHS: mean intake per day of lactating mothers
  3. Percent of RNI or AI
  4. §Difference between median intake and average intake of lactating mothers in the 2002 NNHS using the Wilcoxon signed rank test (P < 0.05)