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Table 2 Broad food intakes in males and females (grams/day)

From: Spinal pain and nutrition in adolescents - an exploratory cross-sectional study

  Males Females Gender difference
  Mean SD Mean SD t, df p
Non-alcoholic beverages* 1,185.2 622.1 1,164 585 0.6, 1420 0.521
Cereals and cereal products 260.75 109.5 219.81 91.73 7.6, 1420 <0.001
Cereal-based products 90.34 58.05 68.24 44.71 8.0, 1420 <0.001
Fats and oils 23.59 13.05 19.42 9.87 6.8, 1420 <0.001
Fish and seafood products 80.95 100.0 71.21 82.44 2.0, 1420 0.046
Fruit products 255.18 220.5 255.51 187.07 0.0, 1420 0.976
Egg products 17.65 16.60 15.33 15.48 2.7, 1420 0.006
Meat, poultry and game products 185.90 78.60 158.73 76.84 6.6, 1420 <0.001
Milk products 637.39 372.3 435.16 288.49 11.4, 1420 <0.001
Soups 18.99 21.80 23.88 28.68 -3.6, 1420 <0.001
Seed and nut products 2.17 5.66 2.18 6.08 0.0, 1420 0.966
Savoury sauces and condiments 12.13 11.80 10.85 12.13 2.0, 1420 0.044
Vegetable products 109.35 64.86 118.83 64.67 -2.8, 1420 0.006
Legume and pulse products 9.01 14.81 7.67 12.96 1.8, 1420 0.070
Snack foods 17.84 14.17 16.43 13.97 1.9, 1420 0.059
Sugar products 12.26 16.30 9.26 10.80 4.1, 1420 <0.001
Confectionery and health bars 45.10 35.42 46.25 41.61 -0.6, 1420 0.574
Special dietary foods 2.89 20.85 1.64 21.34 1.1, 1420 0.265
Miscellaneous 15.38 18.95 14.25 26.15 0.9, 1420 0.352