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Table 3 Food selection pattern by SOC score. VIP-values denotes the influence in explaining variation in SOC-scores. VIP values ≥ 1.2 are listed, and + denotes associations with high SOC and – association with low SOC scores.

From: Food selection associated with sense of coherence in adults

MEN WOMEN
FOOD ITEM ASSOCIATION VIP FOOD ITEM ASSOCIATION VIP
Influential for high SOC    Influential for high SOC   
   Bread + 2.18    Fruits + 1.83
   Bread and cereals + 1.96    Vegetables + 1.83
   Rye crisp bread (whole meal) + 1.89    Liver paste + 1.64
   Fish + 1.76    Boiled potato + 1.47
   Boiled potato + 1.71    Rye crisp bread (whole meal) + 1.43
   Berries + 1.51    Blood foods + 1.32
   Wine + 1.49    Cereals + 1.29
   Light beer + 1.32    Oat flake porridge + 1.24
   Vegetables + 1.23    
Influential for low SOC    Influential for low SOC   
   Pizza - 2.41    Mashed potato - 2.98
   Soft drinks - 2.25    Sausage as main course - 2.11
   Pasta - 2.14    Potato salad - 1.98
   Candies - 2.02    Soft drinks - 1.94
   Sausage as main course - 1.97    French fries - 1.89
   Hamburgers - 1.94    Hamburgers - 1.82
   Mashed potato - 1.87    Beer (high alcohol) - 1.71
   Fried potato - 1.65    Pizza - 1.68
   Butter for cooking - 1.63    Sweets - 1.67
   Chips, cheese doodles, nuts - 1.57    Candies - 1.60
   Potato salad - 1.48    Rice - 1.50
   Banana - 1.37    Pancakes - 1.43
   French fries - 1.22    Syrups - 1.42
   Traditional broth soaked bread - 1.21    Cookies - 1.39
   Fruit soup - 1.21    Traditional broth soaked bread - 1.29
   Traditional potato dumpling - 1.20    Chips, cheese doodles, nuts - 1.29