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Table 6 Proportion of Brazilian adults with low antioxidant intake according to geographic region

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

Nutrients North (%) Northeast (%) Central-West (%) Southeast (%) South (%) P
Vitamin A 94.8 90.8 94.7 92.1 91.4 0.12
Vitamin C 90.6 79.8* 85.8 85.6 85.7 0.04
Vitamin E 99 100 100 99.6 99.7 0.21
Selenium 10.7 16.5 16.9 14.2 7* 0.01
Zinc 54.1 54.2 48.7 54.1 46.5* 0.03
  1. ANOVA; Tukey test; adjusted for age and energy; *: Significantly higher proportion of low intake