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Table 3 Average daily intake of main foods estimated by long-FFQ reported by UAE participants (Men = 24, Women = 76)

From: Development of a semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaire for use in United Arab Emirates and Kuwait based on local foods

Sex Foods Min Max Mean Std. Deviation
Women Fruits 0.2 8.5 3.0 1.7
  Vegetables 0.4 7.9 3.0 1.5
  Dairy products 0.0 5.2 2.1 1.0
  Meat 0.6 4.2 1.7 0.7
  Cereals and cereal products 0.7 10.7 4.7 2.2
  Beverages 0.0 9.5 3.4 2.1
  Baked goods 0.0 3.4 0.5 0.5
Men Fruits 1.8 8.8 4.8 2.0
  Vegetables 0.3 6.6 3.7 1.6
  Dairy products 0.4 7.0 2.5 1.3
  Meat 0.6 4.4 2.3 0.9
  Cereals and cereal products 1.5 6.6 5.0 1.2
  Beverages 1.3 8.5 5.0 1.9
  Baked goods 0.0 2.1 0.8 0.6
Overall Fruits 0.2 8.8 3.4 1.9
  Vegetables 0.2 7.9 3.1 1.6
  Dairy products 0.2 7.1 2.2 1.1
  Meat 0.6 4.4 1.9 0.8
  Cereals and cereal products 0.7 10.8 4.8 2.0
  Beverages 0.0 9.5 3.8 2.2
  Baked goods 0.0 3.4 0.6 0.5