Table 3

Energy and micronutrient intakes in Brazilian population, according to presence of fractures and gender.

Fragility Fractures

Daily Intake

No

Yes

Male

Female

Male

Female


Energy (kcal)

1331a

(610 – 3098)

1197

(427 – 3565)

1199

(405–5128)

1331

(610–3098)

Protein (g)

62

(51–73)

59

(49–68)

66

(50–76)

60

(53–71)

Calcium (mg)

359

(255–503)

372

(276–518)

382

(263–545)

414*

(296–591)

Phosphorus (mg)

737

(632–871)

730

(640–848)

760

(665–882)

772*

(662–934)

Magnesium (mg)

201

(161–245)

189

(158–223)

244

(159–244)

196*

(164–235)

Vitamin D (μg)

1.8

(0.8–2.9)

1.9

(1.1–3.2)

1.6

(0.9–3.1)

2.2

(1.2–3.6)

Vitamin K (μg)

41

(29–64)

43

(34–74)

42

(29–75)

39

(31–71)

Vitamin A (μg REA)

131

(18–265)

138

(68–257)

212

(116–335)

231

(141–376)


a median (minimum-maximun). REA: retinol equivalent activity. *Oneway ANCOVA, adjusted for age and use of nutritional supplements, p < 0.05 male vs female with fracture

Pinheiro et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:6   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-6

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