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Table 4 Amount of dietary fiber, iron and proportion of fat in the diet according to the amount of servings of beans consumed by eutrophic and obese children

From: Differences in dietary pattern between obese and eutrophic children

  Variables
Groups Dietary Fiber (g) Proportion of fat in diet (%) Iron in diet (mg)
  Mean ± sd Mean ± sd Mean ± sd
Eutrophic children (41)    
First tertile S. Beans 9.9 ± 4.8ad 28.8 ± 6.7a 12.5 ± 4.2ac
Second tertile S. Beans 20.3 ± 5.7b 24.9 ± 4.3b 13.4 ± 3.3a
Third tertile S. Beans 31.3 ± 6.3c 22.0 ± 5.3b 20.2 ± 5.9b
Obese children (42)    
First tertile S. Beans 8.4 ± 3.0a 26.4 ± 6.3ab 11.6 ± 4.4a
Second tertile S. Beans 15.7 ± 7.5bd 26.1 ± 5.0ab 14.1 ± 4.5ca
Third tertile S. Beans 17.9 ± 6.6b 23.2 ± 5.9b 17.0 ± 5.0bc
P - Value* p < 0.00001 0.030 p < 0.00001
Total sample (83)    
First tertile S. Beans 9.3 ± 4.1e 27.6 ± 6.6e 12.1 ± 4.2e
Second tertile S. Beans 16.9 ± 6.9f 25.5 ± 4.5e 13.9 ± 4.8e
Third tertile S. Beans 24.4 ± 8.9g 22.6 ± 5.7f 18.4 ± 5.2f
P - Value* p < 0.00001 0.010 p < 0.00001
  1. * = by ANOVA between the eutrophic and obese children, same letters in the same column accompanying the values indicate that the values do not differ according to the Tukey test, after ANOVA (p < 0.05);