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Table 2 Energy and macronutrient intakes from snacks and main meals (n = 1787)

From: The contribution of snacks to dietary intake and their association with eating location among Norwegian adults – results from a cross-sectional dietary survey

  Men (n = 862) Women (n = 925)
  Snacks Main mealsa pb Snacks Main mealsa pb
  Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI   Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI  
Energy, MJ 1.8 1.7,1.9 9.0 8.9,9.2 <0.001 1.7 1.6,1.8 6.3 6.2,6.4 <0.001
Fat, E% 24 23,25 35 35,36 <0.001 27 26,28 35 35,36 <0.001
Protein, E% 13 12,14 19 19,19 <0.001 11 10,12 19 19,20 <0.001
Carbohydrate, E% 52 51,54 42 41,42 <0.001 53 52,54 42 41,42 <0.001
Added sugars, E% 16 15,17 5 5,6 <0.001 15 14,16 5 5,6 <0.001
Fiber, g/MJ 3.2 3.0,3.4 2.5 2.4,2.5 <0.001 3.5 3.3,3.6 2.8 2.7,2.9 <0.001
Alcohol, E% 5 4,6 2 1,2 <0.001 4 3,5 1 1,2 <0.001
  1. MJ, mega joule; E%, percentage of energy.
  2. aBreakfast, lunch, dinner and supper/evening meal.
  3. bComparison of the percentage of energy derived from each macronutrient, paired samples T-test.