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Table 3 Characteristics of sample across tertiles of dietary patterns

From: Dietary patterns associated with body mass index (BMI) and lifestyle in Mexican adolescents

  Westernized High animal protein and fat Prudent
  T1 T3 P value T1 T3 P value T1 T3 P value
Female % 58.00 52.40 0.39 60.40 54.00 0.58 58.80 60.40 0.63
Smoking % 12.00 12.00 0.90 11.20 14.50 0.40 20.90 4.00 0.00
Frequent fasting % 74.10 58.00 0.02 75.00 60.40 0.02 66.90 71.70 0.03
DM2 FH % 32.20 41.10 0.31 33.80 41.10 0.40 46.70 33.80 0.03
OW/Ob % 24.10 46.70 0.00 25.80 46.70 0.00 59.60 9.60 0.00
Weight, kg 59.3±9.1 66.9±10.1 0.00 60.4±9.4 66.2±10.7 0.00 68.2±10.5 56.1±8.3 0.00
BMI, kg/m2 23.1±3.0 26.2±3.9 0.00 23.4±3.1 25.5±3.8 0.00 26.4±3.6 21.8±3.4 0.00
  1. T1: Tertile 1
  2. T3: Tertile 3
  3. OW/Ob: Overweight/Obesity
  4. Chi-square test for qualitative data and one way-ANOVA for quantitative data