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Table 2 Number of women (%) who consumed the specific food groups according to dietary diversity score between women in FiLWHEL and KNHANESa

From: Dietary diversity and nutritional adequacy among married Filipino immigrant women: The Filipino Women’s Diet and Health Study (FiLWHEL)

Food groups DDS 10 g   DDS all  
FiLWHEL KNHANES P-valueb FiLWHEL KNHANES P-valueb
Grains and tubers 472 (99.6) 473 (99.8) 0.56 474 (100.0) 473 (99.8) -
Red meat 342 (72.2) 346 (73.0) 0.77 353 (74.5) 373 (78.7) 0.13
Poultry 153 (32.3) 114 (24.1) 0.004 162 (34.18) 118 (24.9) 0.002
Fish 203 (42.8) 238 (50.2) 0.03 254 (53.6) 367 (77.4) <0.001
Other seafood 84 (17.7) 110 (23.2) 0.04 119 (25.1) 207 (43.7) <0.001
Legumes/seeds/nuts 172 (36.3) 234 (49.4) <0.001 255 (53.8) 418 (88.2) <0.001
Eggs 213 (44.9) 250 (52.7) 0.02 247 (52.1) 314 (66.2) <0.001
Dairy 188 (39.7) 194 (40.9) 0.69 202 (42.6) 214 (45.2) 0.43
Leafy vegetables 342 (72.2) 441 (93.0) <0.001 365 (77.0) 452 (95.4) <0.001
Other vegetables 420 (88.6) 470 (99.2) <0.001 445 (93.9) 471 (99.4) <0.001
Fruits 269 (56.8) 330 (69.6) <0.001 286 (60.3) 352 (74.3) <0.001
  1. Abbreviations: FiLWHEL Filipino Women’s Diet and Health Study, KNHANES Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
  2. aValues are n (%) of those who consumed in each food group per day. Age category-matching was taken into account
  3. bBased on McNemar’s test
  4. -Not applicable because FiLWHEL has a zero cell count