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Table 6 Relation between dietary intake of vegetables, fruits, berries and juice and plasma carotenoid concentrationsa

From: Carotenoids and alkylresorcinols as objective biomarkers of diet quality when assessing the validity of a web-based food record tool and a food frequency questionnaire in a middle-aged population

  Riksmaten MiniMeal-Q
  Beta coefficient for plasma carotenoids SEM P for beta coefficient R2 Beta coefficient for plasma carotenoids SEM P for beta coefficient R2
Women
 Crude model: carotenoid intakea 0.006 0.001 <0.001 0.216 0.006 0.001 <0.001 0.180
 Full modelb 0.005 0.001 <0.001 0.293c 0.004 0.001 0.001 0.248c
Men
 Crude model: carotenoid intakea 0.002 0.001 0.027 0.051 0.003 0.001 0.011 0.066
 Full modelb 0.003 0.001 0.008 0.231c 0.003 0.001 0.002 0.250c
  1. aAll plasma carotenoids except lycopene
  2. bAdjusted for current smoking and BMI
  3. cAdjusted R2