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Table 4 Calorie and nutrient consumption in workers from industries adherent and non-adherent to the Brazilian WFP

From: Participation in a food assistance program and excessive weight gain: an evaluation of the Brazilian Worker’s Food Program in male and female manufacturing workers

Variable Male workersa Female workersb Interaction
Sex × WFP
  Difference WFP to non-WFP (95% CI) p Difference WFP to non-WFP (95% CI) p p
Energy lunch (Kcal) 36.5 (−75.4; 148.3) 0.52 −59.1 (−141.6; 23.4) 0.16 0.09
Energy other meals (Kcal) −35.5 (−117.1; 46.0) 0.39 −33.9 (−100.5; 32.7) 0.95 0.52
Energy daily total (Kcal) 3.7 (− 180.8; 188.3) 0.97 −92.5 (−154.3; −30.8) 0.003 0.74
Protein lunch (Kcal) 11.1 (−1.46; 23.6) 0.08 −14.2 (−27.6; −0.7) 0.04 0.69
Protein other meals (Kcal) 3.17 (−10.0; 16.3) 0.64 −0.3 (−25.1; 24.4) 0.98 0.10
Protein daily total (Kcal) 16.6 (−5.28; 38.4) 0.14 −15.5 (− 51.8; 20.9) 0.41 0.32
Lipid lunch (Kcal) −12.6 (−81.3; 56.2) 0.72 −3.0 (−43.2; 37.3) 0.89 0.66
Lipid other meals (Kcal) −7.8 (−78.2; 62.7) 0.83 −14.6 (−47.9; 18.6) 0.39 0.17
Lipid daily total (Kcal) −17.2 (− 148.8; 114.3) 0.78 − 18.6 (−36.0; − 1.3) 0.04 0.81
Carbs lunch (Kcal) 39.5 (6.10; 72.9) 0.02 −43.5 (−101.7; 14.6) 0.14 < 0.001
Carbs other meals (Kcal) −30.5 (− 40.4; −20.7) < 0.001 − 17.5 (− 30.1; − 4.9) 0.007 < 0.001
Carbs daily total (Kcal) 6.4 (− 40.4; 53.2) 0.79 −59.3 (− 117.9; −0.8) 0.05 0.07
Saturated fat lunch (Kcal) − 1.0 (−9.6; 7.6) 0.82 −1.2 (− 14.9; 12.4) 0.86 0.08
Saturated fat other meals (Kcal) 0.9 (− 31.5; 33.3) 0.96 −8.7 (− 23.5; 6.1) 0.25 0.51
Saturated fat daily total (Kcal) 0.2 (−40.7; 41.2) 0.99 −11.1 (−29.2; 7.0) 0.23 0.34
Fiber lunch (g) 1.4 (1.0; 1.8) < 0.001 −1.4 (−5.2; 2.4) 0.47 0.13
Fiber other meals (g) −1.2 (− 1.8; −0.6) < 0.001 0.1 (− 0.9; 1.1) 0.82 0.43
Fiber daily total (g) 0.1 (−0.2; 0.4) 0.43 −1.6 (−6.2; 3.0) 0.50 0.42
Sodium lunch (mg) −75.4 (− 346.1; 195.3) 0.59 −169.1 (− 244.0; −94.1) < 0.001 0.55
Sodium other meals (mg) −46.8 (− 146.1; 52.5) 0.36 −328.8 (− 647.5; − 10.2) 0.04 0.80
Sodium daily total (mg) − 112.4 (− 306.8; 82.1) 0.26 −500.0 (− 794.2; − 205.7) 0.001 0.98
  1. Mixed effects multilevel linear regression stratified by company size (fixed factors: WFP; random factors: activity sector, company nested within sector and worker nested within company)
  2. a analysis adjusted by marital status; b analysis adjusted by education level