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Table 2 Daily energy- and macronutrient intake stratified by sex

From: Dietary intake in undernourished adults living in Guinea-Bissau; a cross-sectional study

  Total (n = 91) Men (n = 43) Women (n = 48)  
  Mean (sd) Mean (sd) Mean (sd) p-valuea
Daily energy intake (EI) (kJ/d) 6588 (2163) 6326 (2104) 6822 (2210) 0.277
Daily energy expenditure (EE) (kJ/d) 9556 (1119) 10,479 (658) 8729 (731) < 0.001b
Total carbohydrate intake (g/d) 255 (91) 250 (80) 259 (99) 0.629
Total protein intake (g/d) 56 (25) 52 (27) 59 (23) 0.234
Total fat intake (g/d) 35 (23) 31 (22) 38 (24) 0.154
Dietary diversity score 3.7 (1.2) 3.5 (1.0) 4.0 (1.3) 0.046
  n (%) n (%) n (%)  
E% carbohydrate 66 (11) 68 (10) 64 (12) 0.093
E% protein 15 (5) 14 (5) 15 (6) 0.369
E% fat 19 (9) 17 (8) 20 (10) 0.092
  1. n sample size, E% energy percentage
  2. ap-value for difference between men and women
  3. bp-value represent difference between daily mean EI and mean EE, and is the same for both men and women