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Table 3 Carbohydrate, protein and fat intake of participants according to age and relative contribution to daily energy intake

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

Age category Carbohydrate intake Protein intake Fat intake
Mean (g) SD % Energy from CHO Mean (g) SD % Energy from protein Mean (g) SE % Energy from fats
30–49 288.5 428.0 69 50.6 15.3 12.34 35.8 11.7 19.30
50–69 244.7 386.5 68 40.4 17.7 11.52 32.6 12.6 20.51
>70 174.8 334.8 65 36.2 12.8 12.63 28.0 14.7 21.65
All participants 249.7 412.0 68 42.5 16.0 11.5 33.0 11.5 20.5