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Table 2 Per cent adherence to a Mediterranean diet measured by checklist, presented by food groupsa

From: Older Australians can adhere to a traditional Mediterranean style diet over two weeks: a pilot dietary intervention study

  EVOOb Fruit Vegc B + Cd Yoghurt Cheese Fish Legumes Nuts Poultry Red meat
Average ± SDe 85.4 ± 23.5 93.5 ± 12.0 96.0 ± 6.3 91.2 ± 14.0 98.8 ± 3.1 68.4 ± 39.3 88.1 ± 8.1 81.9 ± 22.7 78.6 ± 32.8 72.6 ± 27.4 81.0 ± 21.4
  1. a Total average with outlier = 82.3 %. Without outlier = 86.6 %. Outlier removed from data. Data is for seven participants with complete data from semi-quantitative checklist
  2. b EVOO = extra virgin olive oil
  3. c Veg = vegetables
  4. d B + C = breads and cereals
  5. e SD = standard deviation