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Table 3 Dietary intakes across categories of low carbohydrate score

From: Adherence to the low carbohydrate diet and the risk of breast Cancer in Iran

variablepremenopause postmenopause
Quartile1Quartile2Quartile3Quartile4ptrendQuartile1Quartile2Quartile3Quartile4ptrend
Nn = 172n = 134n = 174n = 87 n = 88n = 62n = 90n = 52
LCD score3–78–910–1112–15 3–78–910–1112–14
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Food groups
 Whole grains (g/d)12212710411061615855< 0.0011261261088992795849< 0.001
 Refined grains (g/d)408213339182287135227118< 0.001359180291175263119185103< 0.001
 Fruits (g/d)6434105283435243895003190.0046604506213645523424672740.01
 Vegetables (g/d)2852133072393002193262430.563132493221763322273312520.95
 Legumes (g/d)433854102487160830.2742546060445659650.11
 Red meat (g/d)13121618151423400.0031111161110819400.02
 Low fat dairy (g/d)631165311755123981910.065089386798180751220.01
 High fat dairy (g/d)315238364256368253529357< 0.0013062353512254112664613660.005
Nutrients
 Energy (kcal)25572520270425790.2323212492261222490.03
 Carbohydrate intake (% of energy)624543448416< 0.001634543458424< 0.001
 Protein intake(% of energy)11.91.912.73.311.24.114.33.9< 0.00112.11.912.93.312.34.515.13.2< 0.001
 Fat intake (% of energy)28.74.935.55.947.110.546.46.8< 0.00127.35.235.16.244.711.144.66.0< 0.001
 Saturated fat (g/d)2513321752344324< 0.0012212332049323718< 0.001
 Fiber intake (g/d)2392210.42111.321100.2523112392092190.09
 Iron (mg)22102081892080.00521922919819100.11
 Folic acid (μg)2691022641272561202751260.62721152991632531032801270.16
 Vitamin B6 (mg)1.70.671.70.721.60.791.80.870.241.70.761.70.611.70.721.70.740.86
 Vitamin E (mg)181021.110.7271326.315.9< 0.00113.86.118.49.724132111.8< 0.001
 Vitamin A (μg)84045292459585052910245840.0387252294843995746010356600.33
  1. P-values were determined by the ANOVA test