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Table 2 Energy intake (kcal) of participants by socio-demographic characteristics

From: Energy and nutrient intakes of Sri Lankan patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional survey

  Mean SD Mean (males) SD (males) Mean (females) SD (females)
Total sample 1438.47 498.9 1477.18 400.2 1417.65 402.4
Ethnicity
 Sinhala 1430.37 365.5 1477.4 382.6 1405.9 445.40
 Muslim 1513.04 409.0 1545.3 544.2 1491.7 389.32
 Tamil 1459.40 483.2 1403.8 357.2 1570.4 423.2
Age group
 30–39 1783.18 458.4 1669.98 139.5 1858.6 431.4
 40–49 1504.50 547.8 1713.04 380.5 1413.2 505.5
 50–59 1470.26 328.7 1458.93 297.1 1443.6 468.5
 60–69 1343.89 576.6 1411.68 481.0 1334.7 361.7
 >70 1060.42 523.9 1113.90 108.2 1028.3 450.9
Educational level
 No schooling 1183.4 498.5 1219.1 285.7 1147.6 356.1
 Up to grade 5 1306.9 361.1 1340.3 393.0 1292.1 479.4
 Up to O/L 1518.6 558.6 1577.3 412.5 1499.8 423.9
 Up to A/L 1398.6 362.9 1381.2 453.2 1365.9 605.3
 Graduate 1333.0 460.2 1258.1 345.9 1370.0 376.9
BMI category
 ≤22.9 1394.2 463.5 1395.5 583.4 1351.5 396.1
 23–27.5 1596.0 467.9 1696.1 411.1 1554.8 453.3
 >27.5 1424.9 387.2 1560.2 339.4 1361.2 468.0