Table 2

Age-adjusted means for sources of dietary sugars among women in the NJ ovarian cancer study
Sources of dietary sugars Mean (SE) p
Cases (n=205) Controls (n=390)
Total sugary foods & drinks (servings/1000 kcal) 5.12 (0.10) 4.83 (0.07) 0.39
Dessert foods (servings/1000 kcal) 0.87 (0.07) 0.83 (0.05) 0.64
 Doughnuts, Danish pastry 0.04 (0.01) 0.04 (0.00) 0.85
 Cakes, sweet rolls, coffee cake 0.03 (0.00) 0.03 (0.00) 0.40
 Cookies 0.37 (0.04) 0.39 (0.03) 0.25
 Ice cream 0.06 (0.01) 0.05 (0.00) 0.03
 Pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie 0.01 (0.00) 0.01 (0.00) 0.72
 Other pies or cobbler 0.02 (0.00) 0.02 (0.00) 0.11
 Chocolate candy, candy bars 0.08 (0.01) 0.07 (0.01) 0.11
 Other candy, not chocolate 0.28 (0.04) 0.24 (0.03) 0.81
Non-dessert foods (servings/1000 kcal) 3.94 (0.08) 3.80 (0.06) 0.39
 Entrees 0.70 (0.03) 0.59 (0.02) <0.001
 Canned fruit, dried fruits 0.04 (0.01) 0.04 (0.00) <0.01
 Pancakes, waffles, French toast, Pop Tarts 0.06 (0.01) 0.07 (0.01) 0.89
 Breakfast bars, granola bars, Power bars 0.03 (0.01) 0.03 (0.01) 0.08
 Cooked cereals 0.07 (0.01) 0.11 (0.01) <0.001
 Cold cereals 0.15 (0.02) 0.17 (0.01) 0.36
 Yogurt/Frozen Yogurt 0.08 (0.01) 0.08 (0.01) 0.72
 Biscuits or muffins 0.79 (0.04) 0.80 (0.03) <0.01
 Jelly, jam, or syrup 0.15 (0.01) 0.15 (0.02) <0.01
 Other condiments 1.61 (0.06) 1.53 (0.05) <0.01
Sugary drinks (servings/1000 kcal) 0.30 (0.03) 0.24 (0.02) 0.17
 Drinks with added vitamin C 0.01 (0.00) 0.01 (0.00) 0.35
 Drinks with some fruit juices 0.01 (0.00) 0.01 (0.00) 0.97
 Regular soft drinks or bottled drinks 0.12 (0.02) 0.09 (0.01) 0.18
Total sugars (g/1000 kcal) 64.66 (1.72) 60.15 (1.22) <0.01
Added sugars (g/1000 kcal) 29.46 (1.12) 26.25 (0.80) 0.07

SE: Standard Error.

King et al.

King et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:94   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-94

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