Table 4

Daily dietary nutrient intakes by vegetable expenditure*
Total population Quintiles (range) of daily vegetable expenditure (NTD/day) P
Q1 (<8.20) Q2 (8.21-13.9) Q3 (14.0-20.6) Q4 (20.7-29.7) Q5 (>29.7)
Energy (kcal) 1626 1574 1667 1586 1677 1621 0.554
Protein (g) 65.2 58.3 62.5 66.0 68.2 70.3 0.001
Total fat (g) 44.1 46.3 44.1 43.4 43.9 43.0 0.737
SFA (g) 13.3 16.0 13.4 13.0 12.6 11.5 0.001
PUFA (g) 13.5 12.0 13.3 13.2 14.1 14.8 0.011
Cholesterol (mg) 207 209 214 222 206 184 0.080
Carbohydrate (g) 215 205 213 218 219 220 0.078
Dietary fiber (g) 18.8 13.7 14.8 16.8 20.9 27.3 <0.001
Fe (mg) 11.5 8.38 9.41 10.5 13.2 15.5 <0.001
Ca (mg) 624 544 556 576 633 798 <0.001
P (mg) 944 862 899 945 965 1039 0.007
Mg (mg) 225 179 196 215 235 294 <0.001
Na (mg) 4520 3499 3753 4245 5118 5831 <0.001
K (mg) 2270 1698 1899 2178 2416 3087 <0.001
Vitamin A (I.U.) 9354 5234 6605 8345 11353 14664 <0.001
Vitamin D (mg) 5.30 4.95 5.57 5.96 5.06 4.67 0.300
Vitamin E (mg) 7.46 5.89 6.46 7.19 8.30 9.23 <0.001
Vitamin B-1 (mg) 1.07 0.96 1.04 1.01 1.13 1.19 0.167
Vitamin B-2 (mg) 1.35 1.43 1.35 1.25 1.29 1.41 0.114
Niacin (mg) 13.4 12.0 12.7 13.4 14.4 14.5 0.050
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 1.11 1.02 1.01 1.05 1.20 1.26 0.006
Vitamin C (mg) 148 105 122 133 171 202 <0.001

*All values are presented by mean.

Differences across quintiles were tested by ANOVA.

Lo et al.

Lo et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:113   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-113

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