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Table 3 Pearson’s correlation coefficients between pattern scores and energy and energy adjusted nutrient intakesa

From: Dietary patterns and the risk of oral, pharyngeal and laryngeal cancer in Syria: a case control study

  Western Traditional Syrian High Protein
Energyb (Kcal) 0.506** 0.596** 0.138*
Protein (g) −0.430** 0.155* 0.399**
Carbohydrates (g) −0.093 0.243** 0.105
Fat (g) −0.067 −0.006 −0.283**
Saturated fatty acids (g) 0.143* −0.131 −0.136*
Mono unsaturated fatty acids (g) −0.085 0.146* −0.130
Polyunsaturated fatty acids (g) −0.151* −0.169* −0.296
Cholesterol (mg) 0.287** 0.101 0.192**
Dietary fibers (g) −0.430** 0.399** 0.155*
Sodium (mg) 0.169* −0.032 0.080
Calcium (mg) 0.330** 0.006 0.006
  1. aAdjustment for energy was done by residual method described by Willett et al. [39]
  2. bAbsolute values are indicated for the correlation of dietary pattern scores with total energy intake
  3. *Correlation is significant at p < 0.05
  4. **Correlation is significant at p < 0.01