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Table 4 Insufficient energy intake by sex per age group of active persons

From: Are dietary intake and nutritional status influenced by gender? The pattern of dietary intake in Lao PDR: a developing country

 Total
n(%)
Boys/men
n(%)
Girls/women
n(%)
P-valuea
n(%)
Toddlers112 (39.4)55 (38.7)57 (40.1)0.808
Children344 (82.7)168 (79.2)176 (86.3)0.058
Adolescents170 (79.8)87 (81.3)83 (78.3)0.585
Adults248 (89.9)111 (89.5)137 (90.1)0.866
Older adults242 (81.8)114 (78.6)128 (84.8)0.171
Lactating women135 (94.4)135 (94.4)0.139, 0.171b
Pregnant women123 (92.5)123 (92.5)0.405, 0.484b
  1. aP-values are based on chi-square tests
  2. bP-values presented compared with adult men and adult non-lactating/non-pregnant women