Table 2

Consumption of food items by country and by sex
Country Sex
Germany Denmark Poland Bulgaria p-value** Female Male p- value***
N=
Sweets* 33.0 15.2 28.7 52.8 <0.001 39.0 25.2 <0.001
Cakes 27.7 18.9 60.6 72.2 <0.001 49.1 38.7 <0.001
Snacks 28.2 14.7 25.8 60.9 <0.001 32.6 35.2 0.17
Fast food 33.6 19.6 10.6 77.1 <0.001 32.7 45.3 <0.001
Fruits* 41.4 41.7 35.0 49.6 <0.001 48.9 31.4 <0.001
Salads* 32.5 34.6 27.2 58.7 <0.001 44.0 30.4 <0.001
Vegetables* 25.9 19.3 15.2 31.6 <0.001 24.4 22.3 0.22
Meat* 44.2 52.7 46.3 47.4 0.022 38.5 61.5 0.001
Fish 26.6 34.9 29.2 38.1 <0.001 28.7 37.3 <0.001

* Percentage reporting high consumption (several times a day/daily).

Percentage reporting consumption at least several times per week (several times a day/daily/several times per week).

** chi-square test by country.

*** chi-square test by sex.

El Ansari et al.

El Ansari et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:28   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-28

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