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Table 2 Dietary and nutrients intakes according to tertile of diet score

From: Association between diet quality and obesity indicators among the working-age adults in Inner Mongolia, Northern China: a cross-sectional study

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Total T1 T2 T3 Ptrend T1 T2 T3 Ptrend
Food groups (g/day)
 Vegetables 114.3 ± 100.7 69.4 ± 74.5 110.8 ± 87.7 160.57 ± 111.83 < 0.001 67.9 ± 71.5 115.1 ± 95.9 160.2 ± 109.4 < 0.001
 Fruits 40.4 ± 76.2 8.4 ± 26.2 27.3 ± 62.0 82.1 ± 97.45 < 0.001 12.7 ± 31.8 29.9 ± 67.5 79.5 ± 97.8 < 0.001
 Nuts 2.1 ± 9.4 1.2 ± 6.00 1.1 ± 5.3 3.73 ± 13.55 < 0.001 1.4 ± 6.2 2.2 ± 11.1 2.7 ± 10.0 0.04
 Whole grains 19.2 ± 33.9 8.7 ± 23.4 21.0 ± 34.4 27.75 ± 38.88 < 0.001 10.7 ± 26.4 18.1 ± 34.7 28.7 ± 37.2 < 0.001
 Legumes 26.2 ± 51.8 7.5 ± 20.5 18.8 ± 43.7 50.28 ± 67.5 < 0.001 22.9 ± 55.0 23.9 ± 48.5 32.0 ± 51.6 0.01
 Fish 7.5 ± 26.8 3.7 ± 16.4 6.0 ± 18.9 12.31 ± 37.59 < 0.001 3.9 ± 16.0 8.0 ± 30.4 10.5 ± 30.7 < 0.001
 Red and processed meats 75.9 ± 90.0 107.7 ± 112.9 62.4 ± 68.1 56.52 ± 70.71 < 0.001 120.4 ± 115.0 65.7 ± 72.5 42.5 ± 53.2 < 0.001
 Alcohol 12.3 ± 69.6 10.1 ± 64.7 19.4 ± 94.6 8.73 ± 45.73 0.77 8.0 ± 59.7 14.1 ± 74.3 14.8 ± 73.6 0.16
 Low-fat dairy 2.1 ± 12.8 1.4 ± 6.1 1.4 ± 6.3 3.38 ± 19.6 0.02 2.2 ± 8.7 1.2 ± 5.6 3.0 ± 19.8 0.34
 Sweetened beverages 0.4 ± 7.1 0.6 ± 3.1 1.1 ± 12.7 0.01 ± 0.15 0.77 0.2 ± 3.2 0.2 ± 3.9 0.8 ± 11.4 0.20
Nutrients
 Energy (Kcal) 1689.2 ± 750.7 1736.9 ± 811.4 1590.8 ± 703.6 1724.07 ± 720.91 0.79 1769.3 ± 837.9 1615.4 ± 706.5 1688.2 ± 695.8 0.11
 Fat (g/day) 66.2 ± 48.7 76.5 ± 57.7 61.4 ± 50.4 60.84 ± 34.36 < 0.001 75.3 ± 57.3 63.3 ± 46.0 60.8 ± 40.5 < 0.001
 Carbohydrate (g/day) 225.0 ± 105.2 211.8 ± 95.5 215.9 ± 98.0 245.28 ± 116.36 < 0.001 217.9 ± 101.4 216.2 ± 95.44 241.7 ± 116.6 0.001
 Protein (g/day) 51.2 ± 26.2 52.3 ± 28.4 47.0 ± 21.1 53.67 ± 27.43 0.43 57.3 ± 30.1 47.96 ± 23.4 48.6 ± 23.9 < 0.001
 Cholesterol (mg/day) 210.1 ± 194.5 209.2 ± 185.0 210.8 ± 185.3 210.49 ± 210.59 0.92 235.5 ± 194.2 188.3 ± 165.9 208.2 ± 219.3 0.04
 Dietary fiber (g/day) 7.5 ± 4.7 5.7 ± 3.4 6.8 ± 4.0 9.82 ± 5.24 < 0.001 6.1 ± 3.9 7.1 ± 4.6 9.4 ± 4.8 < 0.001
 Total fatty acid (g/day) 31.7 ± 22.9 36.3 ± 25.5 27.8 ± 20.6 30.74 ± 21.51 < 0.001 37.1 ± 25.2 29.9 ± 22.5 28.5 ± 20.0 < 0.001
 Saturated fatty acid(g/day) 10.3 ± 8.5 12.7 ± 10.2 9.1 ± 7.6 9.23 ± 7.07 < 0.001 13.8 ± 10.1 9.6 ± 7.6 7.8 ± 6.5 < 0.001
 Monounsaturated fatty acid (g/day) 12.5 ± 9.9 14.8 ± 11.5 11.0 ± 8.9 11.7 ± 8.78 < 0.001 15.0 ± 11.2 11.8 ± 9.7 10.8 ± 8.3 < 0.001
 Polyunsaturated fatty acid (g/day) 8.2 ± 6.5 8.0 ± 5.5 7.2 ± 6.2 9.24 ± 7.29 < 0.001 7.5 ± 5.2 7.9 ± 6.9 9.3 ± 7.0 < 0.001
 Potassium (g/day) 1.3 ± 0.7 1.2 ± 0.7 1.7 ± 0.6 1.42 ± 0.69 < 0.001 1.4 ± 0.8 1.2 ± 0.6 1.3 ± 0.6 0.37
 Sodium (g/day) 5.2 ± 4.3 6.3 ± 4.8 5.7 ± 4.9 3.72 ± 2.36 < 0.001 5.1 ± 4.4 5.3 ± 4.1 5.2 ± 4.4 0.61
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD
  2. P and Ptrend obtained from ANOVA