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Table 2 Mean intake of selected food/nutrients per day in participants without and with asymptomatic diverticular disease according to grade

From: Dietary habits and the presence and degree of asymptomatic diverticular disease by magnetic resonance imaging in a Western population: a population-based cohort study

  All No diverticular disease Mild diverticular disease Advanced diverticular disease p value (no vs. mild) p value (no vs. advanced)
Total energy intake (kilocalories) (kcal/d) 1836.5 ± 409.3 1860.2 ± 438.9 1770.4 ± 367.1 1850.0 ± 343.6 0.266 1
Meat, meat products (g/d) 121.7 ± 42.6 122.5 ± 44.4 115.2 ± 38.3 129.5 ± 41.5 0.182 0.625
Fish, crustaceans (g/d) 22.2 ± 14.7 22.5 ± 14.7 22.3 ± 17.0 21.0 ± 10.6 0.830 1
Potatoes, tubers (g/d) 56.6 ± 18.9 56.2 ± 19.3 54.5 ± 18.7 61.2 ± 17.4 0.155 0.219
Vegetables (g/d) 165.9 ± 60.3 173.2 ± 66.8 159.1 ± 49.4 147.9 ± 43.1 0.019 0.020
Fruits, nuts (g/d) 146.2 ± 73.8 149.2 ± 78.8 137.0 ± 62.2 149.0 ± 71.0 0.461 1
Milk, dairy products (g/d) 185.2 ± 103.2 192.1 ± 104.6 175.3 ± 97.2 174.1 ± 107.0 0.358 0.576
Grain, cereal products (g/d) 166.1 ± 45.6 169.8 ± 48.1 158.4 ± 44.9 163.6 ± 34.0 0.173 0.816
Protein (g/d) 69.9 ± 14.8 70.8 ± 15.8 67.4 ± 13.5 70.3 ± 12.6 0.233 1
Fat (g/d) 77.0 ± 16.4 78.0 ± 17.5 74.5 ± 14.2 77.3 ± 14.8 0.278 1
Fiber (g/d) 16.4 ± 4.4 16.8 ± 4.7 15.7 ± 3.8 16.2 ± 3.6 0.129 0.688
  1. Bold values denote statistical significance at the p < 0.05 level
  2. Variables as mean and standard deviation. p values from t-test with Bonferroni correction