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Table 3 Age by dietary pattern quintiles (mean and 95% CI) among 12- to 17-year-old adolescents in Germany

From: Associations between dietary patterns and biomarkers of nutrient status and cardiovascular risk factors among adolescents in Germany: results of the German Health Interview and Examination Survey for Children and Adolescents in Germany (KiGGS)

  Q1 Q3 Q5 β P for trend
Dietary patterns among boys (N = 2646)
‘Western’ 14.6 (14.4–14.7) 14.5 (14.3–14.6) 14.9 (14.7–15.0) 0.23 0.001
‘Traditional’ 14.1 (13.9–14.2) 14.6 (14.4–14.7) 15.1 (15.0–15.3) 0.47 <.0001
‘Healthy’ 14.7 (14.6–14.9) 14.6 (14.4–14.7) 14.8 (14.6–14.9) 0.06 0.197
Dietary patterns among girls (N = 2551)
‘Western and traditional’ 14.9 (14.7–15.0) 14.6 (14.5–14.8) 14.5 (14.4–14.6) -0.14 0.009
‘Healthy’ 14.5 (14.4–14.7) 14.5 (14.3–14.6) 14.8 (14.7–15.0) 0.12 0.005