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Table 3 Correlations between dietary fiber and consumed portions of beans, fruits and vegetables, according the children groups

From: Differences in dietary pattern between obese and eutrophic children

  Dietary fiber (g)
Servings Total Sample (n = 83) Eutrophic Children (n = 41) Obese Children (n = 42)
  r* p -Value r* p -Value r* p -Value
Beans 0.769 p < 0.0001 0.898 p < 0.0001 0.672 p < 0.0001
Fruits 0.418 p < 0.0001 0.484 0.001 0.299 0.054
Vegetable 0.059 0.596 0.233 0.142 -0.185 0.240
Leafy vegetable 0.126 0.255 0.19 0.246 0.02 0.924
  1. *by Pearson correlation