Table 3

Nutrient density per 1,000 kcal for selected nutrients among Inuvialuit women of childbearing age; smokers vs. non-smokers
Nutrients Smokers (n = 69) Non-smokers (n = 23) p value
Median Mean SD Median Mean SD
Carbohydrate (g) 122 124 32 113 122 32 0.29
Fat (g) 30.1 31 7.5 31.3 33.1 8.4 0.35
Protein (g) 38.3 37.4 14.8 38.6 35.8 13.8 0.71
Sugar (g) 67.6 63.9 29.5 55.7 49.7 26.7 0.05
Fiber (g) 6.2 5.9 2.7 7.3 6.6 3.4 0.18
Saturated fat (g) 10.2 10.1 2.9 10.5 11.5 3.1 0.39
Monounsaturated fat (g) 10.9 11.2 2.9 11.4 11.9 3.2 0.38
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 4.64 4.41 1.69 4.88 5.08 1.4 0.27
Omega-3 (g) 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.87
Omega-6 (g) 4.4 4.1 2.3 4.9 1.5 4.9 0.08
Cholesterol (mg) 132 131 55 124 117.6 45 0.68
Vitamin B1 (mg) 0.7 0.7 0.3 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.32
VitaminB2 (mg) 1.3 1.2 0.9 1.3 1.2 0.6 0.98
Vitamin B3 (mg) 11 10.3 3.9 0.8 0.7 0.4 0.41
Vitamin B5 (mg) 3.4 2.9 2.8 3 3 1.5 0.47
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.1 0.8 0 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.17
Vitamin B12 (μg) 3.8 3.4 2.1 4.6 4.1 2.8 0.4
Folate (μg)* 137.1 134.5 67.9 138.9 140.3 60.9 0.82
Vitamin C (mg) 71 60.2 49.8 39.2 43.7 56.6 0.16
Vitamin A (RAE) (μg) 240 222 116 221 207 96 0.7
Vitamin D (μg) 76.9 63.1 68 68.8 56.9 47 0.49
Vitamin E (mg) 1.4 1.3 0.6 1.4 1.4 0.5 0.63
Magnesium (g) 116.2 110.5 59.7 113.7 113 43.9 0.81
Potassium (mg) 1271 1200 808 1200 1257 475 0.94
Sodium (mg) 1417 1411 497 1558 1374 783 0.87
Iron (mg) 7.2 6.5 3 6.9 6.9 2.7 0.96
Calcium (mg) 404 351 169 381 383 126 0.9
Selenium (μg) 52.5 44.5 36.9 45.2 38.7 19.3 0.6
Zinc (mg) 5.6 5.3 2.3 5.3 5.2 1.8 0.82

*Dietary Folate Equivalent.

Retinol Activity Equivalents.

As cholecalciferol in the absence of adequate exposure to sunlight.

As alpha–tocopherol.

Kolahdooz et al.

Kolahdooz et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:27   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-27

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