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Table 4 Average Daily Intake of the 12 Food Groups in the Subject Population (N = 836), and Average Closeness Coefficient

From: Adherence to dietary guide for elderly adults and health risks of older adults in ethnic minority areas in China: a cross-sectional study

Characters Daily Intake Normalized Values Closeness Coefficient
Cereals and potatoes 310.68 ± 209.30 0.91 ± 0.12 0.51 ± 0.10
(0.423, 0.933) a
Vegetables 300.37 ± 303.49 0.94 ± 0.07
Fruit 188.44 ± 220.11 0.95 ± 0.09
Meat 50.09 ± 76.26 0.96 ± 0.07
Aquatic product and poultry 23.27 ± 32.06 0.83 ± 0.09
Soybean and nuts 21.45 ± 34.38 0.93 ± 0.08
Eggs 30.53 ± 32.88 0.84 ± 0.13
Milk and milk products 31.66 ± 69.40 0.13 ± 0.23
Oil 31.31 ± 25.95 0.95 ± 0.08
Salt 9.05 ± 7.88 0.95 ± 0.08
Water 187.79 ± 408.38 0.74 ± 0.06
Alcohol 13.45 ± 33.85 0.97 ± 0.10
  1. Footnotes: A greater closeness coefficient indicated that the intake of the 12 diets of the participant was more in line with the DGEA, which meant higher adherence.
  2. a(min, max)