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Table 2 Prevalence of inadequate intake of antioxidant nutrients in 20- to 65-year-old Mexican adultsa

From: Higher dietary magnesium intake is associated with lower body mass index, waist circumference and serum glucose in Mexican adults

  n Vitamin A Vitamin C Vitamin E Magnesium
% SE % SE % SE % SE
BMI
 Normal weight 438 64 19 30 9 91 13 14 26
 Overweight 622 54 16 28 11 95 11 15 27
 Obese 513 52 4 27 7 95 13 20 16
WC (cm)
  < 94 (men) 490 65 16 28 9 90 14 16 31
  < 80 (women)
  ≥ 94 (men) 1083 53 4 28 7 95 9 16 14
  ≥ 80 (women)
Serum glucose (mg/dL)
 40 - < 100 1119 57 7 28 7 93 10 16 16
  ≥ 100 454 49 5 29 8 96 11 15 22
  1. aValues are percentages and standard error (SE). Data are from the Mexican National Health and Nutrition Survey (ENSANUT) 2012