Table 4

Food sources of total fat (% of total intakes) in diets of schoolchildren, by gender and SES

Foods1

Total Sample

Boys (n = 217)

Girls (n = 232)


High-SES

Low-SES

High-SES

Low-SES


n

449

111

106

119

113

Fried eggs (%)

7.4

7.3

9.8

6.0

6.9

Sweet bread (%)

6.0

3.2

9.6

4.2

7.6

Whole milk (%)

5.0

6.7

3.6

7.8

4.0

Fresh cheese (%)

4.9

3.5

6.4

3.9

6.3

Fried potatoes (%)

4.4

5.3

3.9

3.7

4.6

Whole milk with sugar (%)

4.0

5.0

4.0

5.0

4.0

Beef steak, grilled (%)

3.8

4.9

3.5

3.5

3.3

Hot dog (%)

3.5

--

3.5

5.1

3.0

Black beans, cooked (%)

2.6

3.3

--

--

--

Fried plantain (%)

2.6

--

--

4.2

--

Pizza (%)

--

4.7

--

--

--

Cheese, cheddar (%)

--

2.7

--

--

--

Corn tortilla (%)

--

--

4.2

--

--

Fried chicken (%)

--

--

3.4

--

--

Fried hamburger, homemade (%)

--

--

--

2.8

--

Hot chocolate from tablets (%)

--

--

--

--

5.0

Tomato gravy, spicy (%)

--

--

--

--

3.2


Subtotals (%)

44.2

46.6

51.9

46.2

47.9


1Foods listed were the main 10 contributors of total fat within stratified groups.

Bermudez et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:20   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-20

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