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Table 7 Proportion of Brazilian adults with low antioxidant intake according to nutritional state

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

  Normality (%) Overweight (%) Obesity (%) P
Vitamin A 89.8 94.6* 91.4* 0.04
Vitamin C 82.8 86.4 80.5 0.11
Vitamin E 99.8 99.8 99.7 0.29
Selenium 11.9 11.6 10.9 0.15
Zinc 43.1 47.8 46.7 0.22
  1. ANOVA; Tukey test, adjusted for age and energy; *: Significantly higher proportion of low intake