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Table 1 General characteristics of study participants by tertiles of mMED diet score 

From: A greater modified Mediterranean diet score is associated with lower insomnia score among adolescent girls: a cross-sectional study

  Tertiles of mMED diet score (ranged from 0–9) P-valuea
T1 T2 T3
Age (y) 14.59 ± 1.5 14.48 ± 1.5 14.39 ± 1.5 0.312
Physical activity (MET. h/week) 45.34 ± 3.1 45.19 ± 3.1 45.59 ± 4.0 0.522
Abdominal obesity (%) 6.2 12.0 13.2 0.012
Mesturation (%) Yes 51.2 21.9 26.9 0.302
No 41.8 28.4 29.9
BMI percentile (%) 3 3.2 1.2 1.5 0.220
5–85 79.5 76.2 75.8
 ≥ 85 17.3 22.6 22.7
Father’s education (%) Illiterate 5.5 9.1 1.5 0.025
Diploma 77.2 74.4 83.1
Academic education 17.3 16.5 15.4
Mother’s education (%) Illiterate 6.3 11.0 2.1 0.006
Diploma 82.1 73.6 83.6
Academic education 11.7 15.3 14.4
  1. aOne-way ANOVA and chi-squared analyses were used
  2. mMED modified Mediterranean diet