Table 3

Linear regression coefficients for selected food group and nutrient densities between children the female head of household (HH)*

2-5 year olds

P

6-11 year olds

P

12-18 year olds

P


Meat density

0.34 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.30 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.28 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Grains density

0.28 ± 0.06

< 0.001

0.29 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.28 ± 0.04

< 0.001

Fruit density

0.22 ± 0.09

0.020

0.23 ± 0.07

0.001

0.21 ± 0.05

< 0.001

Vegetable density

0.20 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.19 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.19 ± 0.02

< 0.001

Milk density

0.26 ± 0.07

< 0.001

0.32 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.30 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Cholesterol density

0.27 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.27 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.25 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Fiber density

0.21 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.23 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.19 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Iron density

0.20 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.15 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.14 ± 0.02

< 0.001

Calcium density

0.30 ± 0.06

< 0.001

0.27 ± 0.05

< 0.001

0.25 ± 0.04

< 0.001

Folate density

0.16 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.16 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.16 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Vit. C density

0.18 ± 0.05

0.001

0.18 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.17 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Vit. A density

0.23 ± 0.02

< 0.001

0.24 ± 0.03

< 0.001

0.20 ± 0.03

< 0.001

Vit. B12 density

0.22 ± 0.02

< 0.001

0.22 ± 0.04

< 0.001

0.16 ± 0.05

0.001


*Models controlled for household size, age, education level, ethnicity, and income.

** Food group and nutrient density: servings of food group or gram/milligram of nutrient per 1,000 kcal consumed

Zuercher et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:131   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-131

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