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Table 4 Food intakes (grams per day) among Javanese Surinamese and South-Asian Surinamese participants

From: Comparison of cardiovascular risk factors and dietary intakes among Javanese Surinamese and South-Asian Surinamese in the Netherlands. The HELIUS study

Food groups Javanese Surinamese (n = 78) South-Asian Surinamese (n = 1082) P values
Vegetables 107.7 (58.5–190.0) 93.4 (37.5–165.2) 0.43
Low fibre and refined grains 164.0 (75.3–251.4) 167.3 (97.9–251.7) 0.63
High fibre products and wholegrain cereals 81.4 (51.2–126.2) 83.9 (48.7–140.0) 0.42
Fish 8.9 (3.0–25.1) 8.5 (0.8–17.1) 0.30
Red meat 52.2 (20.0–80.4)** 21.9 (6.2–46.3) 0.00
Chicken 34.8 (14.6–53.5) 35.7 (17.8–57.6) 0.41
Fruit 133.3 (66.4–271.8) 148.8 (63.3–259.0) 0.66
Fruit juice 25.0 (0.0–50.0) 25.00 (0.00–50.0)  
Sugar sweetened beverages 55.4 (2.6–274.8) 52.5 (7.1–200.0) 0.22
High fat dairy products 13.5 (2.7–52.1) * 18.5 (3.4–48.2) 0.04
Low fat dairy products 19.4 (2.2–71.6) ** 33.9 (7.0–114.9) 0.00
Tea 352.1 (170.0–680.0) 242.8 (72.8–510.0) 0.06
Coffee 140.0 (9.3–315.0) 105.0 (1.2–280.0) 0.07
  1. Data are medians (25–75 percentiles)
  2. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01 indicates statistically different from South-Asian Surinamese