Table 3 

Energy intake and percentage energy from macronutrients based on quartiles of BMI zscore 

Quartile 1 
Quartile 2 
Quartile 3 
Quartile 4 

n = 338 
n = 338 
n = 338 
n = 338 



BMI zscore 
0.9 ± 0.6 
0.01 ± 0.2 
0.63 ± 0.2 
1.47 ± 0.5 
Total Energy 
7837 ± 1742^{1,2} 
8089 ± 1853^{2} 
8306 ± 1758^{2} 
8896 ± 240 
FAT (% of energy) 
33.6 ± 7.1 
32.7 ± 6.7 
32.8 ± 5.9 
32.7 ± 6.6 
CHO (% of energy) 
50.0 ± 8.6 
50.9 ± 8.1 
50.4 ± 7.5 
50.4 ± 7.9 
PRO (% of energy) 
16.5 ± 4.6 
16.4 ± 4.3 
16.8 ± 4.4 
16.8 ± 4.6 


Values are means ± standard deviation. 1 Significantly different to quartile 3 2 Significantly different to quartile 4 (p < 0.05) ANOVA 

Elliott et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:58 doi:10.1186/147528911058 