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Table 3 Distribution of Food Pyramid Knowledge among study subgroups

From: Eating patterns of Turkish adolescents: a cross-sectional survey

  Participants listed at least 3 food groups of the Food Guide Pyramid in the correct recommender order of consumption
%(n)
Participants listed 2 or less food groups of the Food Guide Pyramid in the correct recommender order of consumption
%(n)
Total
%(n)
Male 10.7(33) 89.3(276) 100(309)
Female 16.2(51) 83.8(264) 100(315)
x 2 = 4.06, p = 0.044
Obese 28.8(15) 71.2(37) 100(52)
Not obese 12(69) 88(504) 100(573)
x 2 = 11.57, p = 0.001
Overweight 25(16) 75(48) 100(64)
Not overweight 12.1(68) 87.9(493) 100(561)
x 2 = 8.19, p = 0.004