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Table 5 Proportion of Brazilian adults with low antioxidant intake based on DRI recommendations for gender

From: Antioxidant intake among Brazilian adults - The Brazilian Osteoporosis Study (BRAZOS): a cross-sectional study

Nutrients Total (%) Men (%) Women (%) P
Vitamin A 92.4 93.4 92.1 0.37
Vitamin C 85.1 88.3* 83.7 0.05
Vitamin E 99.7 99.6 99.8 0.28
Selenium 13.4 18* 11.5 0.01
Zinc 52.1 67.4* 45.6 0.03
  1. ANOVA; Tukey test; adjusted for age and energy; *: Significantly higher proportion of low intake