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Table 1 The main characteristics of the study participants by tertile (T) categories of dietary pattern scores in the ISA-Capital 2008

From: The traditional lunch pattern is inversely correlated with body mass index in a population-based study in Brazil

  Traditional Western Sweetened juice Salad Meats
  T1 T2 T3 T1 T2 T3 T1 T2 T3 T1 T2 T3 T1 T2 T3
Sex, n (%)
 Male 87 (28.34) 94 (29.84) 189 (60.77) 100 (32.47) 120 (39.09) 150 (47.17) 120 (38.96) 129 (41.88) 121 (38.17) 137 (45.21) 111 (35.35) 122 (38.61) 146 (47.10) 110 (35.14) 114 (36.77)
 Female 220 (71.66) 221 (70.16) 122 (39.23) 208 (67.53) 187 (60.91) 168 (52.83) 188 (61.04) 179 (58.12) 196 (61.83) 166 (54.79) 203 (64.65) 194 (61.39) 164 (52.90) 203 (64.86) 196 (63.23)
Body mass index (kg/m2), median (IQR) 26.04 (23.31, 29.07) 25.39 (22.83, 28.91) 24.93 (22.19, 27.99) 25.71 (22.88, 29.07) 25.39 (22.83, 28.65) 25.08 (22.53, 28.13) 25.53 (22.66, 28.55) 25.62 (23.18, 29.14) 25.25 (22.41, 28.40) 24.73 (22.15, 28.41) 26.00 (23.31, 29.07) 25.52 (23.09, 28.40) 25.39 (22.40, 28.76) 25.59 (22.94, 28.91) 25.32 (22.83, 28.13)
Physical activity levels, n (%)
 Insufficiently active 269 (87.62) 286 (90.79) 282 (90.68) 282 (91.56) 275 (89.58) 280 (88.05) 269 (87.34) 273 (88.64) 295 (93.06) 275 (90.76) 289 (92.04) 273 (86.39) 290 (93.55) 273 (87.22) 274 (88.39)
 Sufficiently active 38 (12.38) 29 (9.21) 29 (9.32) 26 (8.44) 32 (10.42) 38 (11.95) 39 (12.66) 35 (11.36) 22 (6.94) 28 (9.24) 25 (7.96) 43 (13.61) 20 (6.45) 40 (12.78) 36 (11.61)
Total energy intake (kcal/day), median (IQR) 1352 (1029, 1868) 1409 (1072, 1849) 1900 (1413, 2439) 1368 (1079, 1815) 1487 (1099, 1998) 1813 (1303, 2469) 1459 (1097, 2034) 1494 (1083, 2014) 1653 (1229, 2245) 1501 (1106, 2065) 1489 (1091, 2007) 1598 (1237, 2137) 1572 (1207, 2150) 1484 (1086, 1963) 1582 (1110, 2178)
Misreporting status, n (%)
 Under-reporting 99 (32.25) 74 (23.49) 40 (12.86) 88 (28.57) 83 (27.04) 42 (13.21) 74 (24.03) 75 (24.35) 64 (20.19) 73 (24.09) 77 (24.52) 63 (19.94) 57 (18.39) 82 (26.20) 74 (23.87)
 Plausible-reporting 169 (55.05) 202 (64.13) 202 (64.95) 188 (61.04) 183 (59.61) 202 (63.52) 199 (64.61) 189 (61.36) 185 (58.36) 175 (57.76) 197 (62.74) 201 (63.61) 200 (64.52) 186 (59.42) 187 (60.32)
 Over-reporting 39 (12.70) 39 (12.38) 69 (22.19) 32 (10.39) 41 (13.36) 74 (23.27) 35 (11.36) 44 (14.29) 68 (21.45) 55 (18.15) 40 (12.74) 52 (16.46) 53 (17.10) 45 (14.38) 49 (15.81)
  1. Sao Paulo. Brazil. (n = 933)