Table 4

Micronutrient intakes in Brazilian population, according to country regions and presence of fractures.

South

Southeast

Central

Northeast

North

Fractures

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes


Micronutrient

Protein (g/d)

60a

52–71

61

53–73

59

49–69

60

53–72

59

50–70

61

53–75

58

48–69

64*

55–70

62

50–71

60

50–83

Calcium (mg/d)

396

288–565

410

303–585

387

294–513

396

290–555

364

271–513

473*

340–669

339

250–518

371

250–511

325

239–481

454*

310–678

Phosphorus (mg/d)

787

659–869

754

665–831

730

645–848

765

653–900

725

645–823

863*

695–998

721

612–878

742

662–882

741

611–877

821*

670–1089

Magnesium (mg/d)

182

160–219

186

164–210

198

167–230

191

163–223

197

163–242

209

175–252

190

150–234

193

153–230

178

138–236

213*

164–281

Vitamin D (μg/d)

2.1

1.1–3.3

2.2

1.3–3.6

1.8

0.0–2.8

1.8

0.7–3.0

1.7

0.9–2.8

2.2

1.1–4.0

1.9

1.0–3.2

1.8

1.1–3.0

2.1

1.1–3.5

3.6*

1.4–5.3

Vitamin K (μg/d)

46

35–101

43

36–80

47

36–83

44

35–81

45

33–69

40

32–73

35

24–46

33

27–44

36

26–55

37

24–72

Vitamin A (μg REA/d)

254

142–375

250

168–368

198

116–338

199

128–361

160

43–284

242*

155–354

167

56–307

169

85–272

159

67–264

188

82–399


a median (minium-maximun) * p < 0.05 Oneway ANCOVA whitin groups, adjusted for age and nutritional supplement. REA: retinol equivalent activity.

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

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