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Table 4 Mean scores of nutrition knowledge survey and fat screening questionnaire by gender

From: Level of nutrition knowledge and its association with fat consumption among college students

  Total score Male Female P value*
Nutrition knowledge sections (total points)
 Dietary recommendations (11) 8.1 ± 1.7 7.6 ± 2 8.3 ± 1.5 0.002
 Sources of foods/nutrients (69) 43.4 ± 8.6 41.8 ± 9.9 44.1 ± 8 0.06
 Choosing everyday foods (10) 5.5 ± 1.8 5.2 ± 1.9 5.6 ± 1.8 0.10
 Diet-disease relationships (15) 8.9 ± 3.8 7.9 ± 4.5 9.4 ± 3.5 0.01
  1. *T-Test for independent Samples