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Table 1 Interview responses to coffee preparation methods from coffee retailers in Singapore, Indonesia and India (n = 27). Based on the requests of a standard cup of coffee (120 ml).

From: Cholesterol-raising diterpenes in types of coffee commonly consumed in Singapore, Indonesia and India and associations with blood lipids: A survey and cross sectional study

n (%) Singapore-Chinese
(n = 7)
Singapore-Malay
(n = 5)
Singapore-Indian
(n = 5)
Indonesia (Jakarta)
(n = 4)
India (Bangalore)
(n = 6)
Preparation Method      
   Unfiltered 0 0 0 1 0
   Filtered (metal mesh) 0 0 0 1 6
   Filtered (sock) 7 5 3 2 0
   Instant 0 0 2 0 0
De-caffeinated coffee 0 0 0 0 0
Additives      
   Margarine 5 2 0 0 0
   Corn 1 0 0 0 0
   Chicory 0 0 2 0 5
   None 1 3 3 4 1
Servings      
   Milk + sugar 7 3 5 2 6
   Black 0 2 0 2 0