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Table 2 Intake of tuber types in rural and urban areas across Brazilian macroregions

From: Impact of sociodemographic factors on the consumption of tubers in Brazil

Region Mandioca Potato Sweet Potato Carrot Yam Beet
  % consuming g/day among consumers % consuming g/day among consumers % consuming g/day among consumers % consuming g/day among consumers % consuming g/day among consumers % consuming g/day among consumers
All Brazil 59 77 43 95 3.8 156 11 30 3.5 84 4.6 50
Rural 76 110*** 24 99*** 6.2 191 5.6 34 3.3 90 2.4 57
Urban 55 67*** 47 95*** 3.3 141 12 29 3.5 83 5.1 49
North£ 94 101a 14 79c 0.5 119a 3.7 24a 0.6 102a 1.1 62ab
Rural 96 143a 8 81a 0.2 131a 1 16a 1.5 116a 0.6 124a
Urban 93 84b 16 75b 0.6 107a 4.9 20a 0.2 75a 1.3 44b
Northeast£ 83 78c 16 72c 8 172a 3 24a 7.8 82c 1.3 92a
Rural 88 96a 7.5 62a 9.4 206a 1.3 27a 4.2 84a 0.3 104a
Urban 81 73b 19 74a 7.5 159b 3.6 22a 9.2 82b 1.7 81a
Southeast£ 42 58d 63 99a 1.6 135b 15 30a 3 87bc 5.9 40b
Rural 54 78a 55 105a 3.4 121a 9.1 40a 5.5 84a 4.2 46a
Urban 41 52b 64 98a 1.4 122a 15 30a 2.8 84a 6 42a
South£ 34 88bc 62 104a 4.6 137b 21 29a 0.1 73c 8.4 45b
Rural 44 108a 56 110a 7.8 131a 19 26a 0 0 8.1 43a
Urban 32 74b 64 100a 3.9 121a 22 29a 0.1 66 8.4 41a
Central-West£ 68 75b 35 76b 2.9 99b 13 28a 0.9 87ab 7.3 64b
Rural 76 109a 28 68a 2.1 134a 10 22a 3.3 167a 4.9 62a
Urban 67 67b 36 77a 3 98a 14 27a 0.6 38b 7.6 56a
  1. £Means were adjusted for age, gender and income. Significant difference (**P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001) between macroregions/urban and rural areas within macroregions; Means that do not share the same letter are significantly different (p < 0.05) to each other; % of prevalence amongst consumers