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Table 4 Micronutrient intakes in Brazilian population, according to country regions and presence of fractures.

From: Nutrient intakes related to osteoporotic fractures in men and women – The Brazilian Osteoporosis Study (BRAZOS)

  South Southeast Central Northeast North
Fractures No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes
Micronutrient           
Protein (g/d) 60a
52–71
61
53–73
59
49–69
60
53–72
59
50–70
61
53–75
58
48–69
64*
55–70
62
50–71
60
50–83
Calcium (mg/d) 396
288–565
410
303–585
387
294–513
396
290–555
364
271–513
473*
340–669
339
250–518
371
250–511
325
239–481
454*
310–678
Phosphorus (mg/d) 787
659–869
754
665–831
730
645–848
765
653–900
725
645–823
863*
695–998
721
612–878
742
662–882
741
611–877
821*
670–1089
Magnesium (mg/d) 182
160–219
186
164–210
198
167–230
191
163–223
197
163–242
209
175–252
190
150–234
193
153–230
178
138–236
213*
164–281
Vitamin D (μg/d) 2.1
1.1–3.3
2.2
1.3–3.6
1.8
0.0–2.8
1.8
0.7–3.0
1.7
0.9–2.8
2.2
1.1–4.0
1.9
1.0–3.2
1.8
1.1–3.0
2.1
1.1–3.5
3.6*
1.4–5.3
Vitamin K (μg/d) 46
35–101
43
36–80
47
36–83
44
35–81
45
33–69
40
32–73
35
24–46
33
27–44
36
26–55
37
24–72
Vitamin A (μg REA/d) 254
142–375
250
168–368
198
116–338
199
128–361
160
43–284
242*
155–354
167
56–307
169
85–272
159
67–264
188
82–399
  1. a median (minium-maximun) * p < 0.05 Oneway ANCOVA whitin groups, adjusted for age and nutritional supplement. REA: retinol equivalent activity.