Table 5

Five major sources of niacin and their percent contribution by ethnic group and gender
African Americans Native Hawaiians Japanese Americans Latino-Mexico Latino-US Caucasians
Food items Women (%) Men (%) Women (%) Men (%) Women (%) Men (%) Women (%) Men (%) Women (%) Men (%) Women (%) Men (%)
Cereals 17.7 16.5 13.9 11.8 13.5 12.0 20.3 8.9 15.3 13.5 17.6 17.0
Chicken/turkey 12.6 12.1 8.6 8.3 9.1 9.1 10.7 8.3 9.7 9.4 9.9 8.9
Bread 8.1 8.3 8.2 7.3 8.2 6.5 6.1 11.9 9.1 7.8 10.1 8.4
Fish 5.7 5.2 7.7 8.1 7.5 8.2 3.4 5.5 5.9 6.1 5.4 5.5
Rice n/a 4.3 6.0 8.0 10.0 11.6 3.1 n/a 6.0 7.5 n/a n/a
Pasta with TS or cheese 3.9 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5.0 n/a
Taco salad n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 5.5 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Beer n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 4.7
Totals [%] 48.0 46.4 44.4 43.5 48.3 47.4 43.6 40.1 46.0 44.3 48.0 44.5

* Top source for each ethnic-sex group is bolded; items that did not appear in the top 5 for a particular ethnic sex group are indicated by n/a (not applicable); TS, Tomato sauce.

Sharma et al.

Sharma et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:65   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-65

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