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Table 3 Average energy adjusted daily intake of macronutrients, fibre, and selected food items among Iranians living in Iran and Sweden by migration status and sociodemographic and anthropometric characteristics

From: Dietary differences between elderly Iranians living in Sweden and Iran a cross-sectional comparative study

Migration status, sociodemographic and anthropometrics characteristics Category Protein g/day Carbohydrates g/day Fat g/day Fibr g/day Bread and grain g/day Vegetables and roots g/day Fruit g/day Meat g/day Dairy g/day Edible fat g/day
Iranians in Iran (n = 52) All 67 347 73 10 352 315 221 89 273 29
Sex Women 66 347 72 12 370 282 267 76 298 32
  Men 68 348 74 8 339 338 189 98 256 26
Education > 9 years 66 347 73 7 345 292 249 98 307 31
  ≤ 9 years 69 348 74 12 359 339 194 81 239 26
Marital status Married 67 342 76 8 335 322 228 92 295 29
  widowed 68 380 55 19 455 270 179 70 139 29
Anthropometry 25 ≤ BMI < 30 67 347 74 8 347 307 193 86 275 29
  BMI≥30 68 348 73 15 335 286 293 78 351 28
Iranians in Sweden (n = 121) All 83 267 97 26 272 429 442 168 454 52
Sex Women 84 270 97 28 272 495 449 169 471 54
  Men 81 260 97 22 271 300 430 165 421 49
Education > 9 years 84 270 94 26 279 437 431 168 449 48
  ≤ 9 years 82 265 100 26 265 421 452 168 459 55
Marital status Married 82 265 97 25 270 448 419 166 414 50
  widowed 84 269 98 27 274 411 464 170 493 54
Anthropometry 25 ≤ BMI < 30 82 265 97 26 275 436 425 162 449 49
  BMI≥30 83 265 101 25 249 401 443 166 505 55