Table 5

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

Boys (n = 217)

Girls (n = 232)


Foods1

Total Sample

High-SES

Low-SES

High-SES

Low-SES


n

449

111

106

119

113

Fresh cheese (%)

8.9

6.1

12.5

6.9

11.2

Whole milk (%)

8.0

10.9

5.5

13.0

6.9

Whole milk with sugar (%)

8.0

9.0

7.0

9.0

7.0

Fried eggs (%)

5.9

5.5

8.4

4.6

5.4

Beef steak (grilled) (%)

4.3

5.2

4.3

3.9

3.7

Fried potatoes (%)

3.7

4.2

3.5

3.0

3.8

Hot dog (%)

3.6

2.5

3.9

5.2

3.0

Pizza (%)

3.3

7.0

--

3.9

--

Sweet bread (%)

3.2

--

5.6

--

4.0

Hot chocolate (%)

3.0

--

--

--

8.3

Cheese, American (%)

--

4.7

--

4.0

--

Black beans, oil added (%)

--

3.5

3.9

--

--

Refried beans (%)

--

--

2.2

--

--

Fried hamburger, homemade (%)

--

--

--

3.1

--

Donuts (%)

--

--

--

--

3.5


Subtotals (%)

51.9

58.6

56.8

56.6

56.8


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

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

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