Table 7

Proportion of Brazilian adults with low antioxidant intake according to nutritional state

Normality (%)

Overweight (%)

Obesity (%)

P


Vitamin A

89.8

94.6*

91.4*

0.04

Vitamin C

82.8

86.4

80.5

0.11

Vitamin E

99.8

99.8

99.7

0.29

Selenium

11.9

11.6

10.9

0.15

Zinc

43.1

47.8

46.7

0.22


ANOVA; Tukey test, adjusted for age and energy; *: Significantly higher proportion of low intake

Medeiros Pinheiro et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:39   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-39

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