Table 3

Average energy adjusted daily intake of macronutrients, fibre, and selected food items among Iranians living in Iran and Sweden by migration status and sociodemographic and anthropometric characteristics

Migration status, sociodemographic and anthropometrics characteristics

Category

Protein g/day

Carbohydrates g/day

Fat g/day

Fibr g/day

Bread and grain g/day

Vegetables and roots g/day

Fruit g/day

Meat g/day

Dairy g/day

Edible fat g/day


Iranians in Iran (n = 52)

All

67

347

73

10

352

315

221

89

273

29

Sex

Women

66

347

72

12

370

282

267

76

298

32

Men

68

348

74

8

339

338

189

98

256

26

Education

> 9 years

66

347

73

7

345

292

249

98

307

31

≤ 9 years

69

348

74

12

359

339

194

81

239

26

Marital status

Married

67

342

76

8

335

322

228

92

295

29

widowed

68

380

55

19

455

270

179

70

139

29

Anthropometry

25 ≤ BMI < 30

67

347

74

8

347

307

193

86

275

29

BMI≥30

68

348

73

15

335

286

293

78

351

28

Iranians in Sweden (n = 121)

All

83

267

97

26

272

429

442

168

454

52

Sex

Women

84

270

97

28

272

495

449

169

471

54

Men

81

260

97

22

271

300

430

165

421

49

Education

> 9 years

84

270

94

26

279

437

431

168

449

48

≤ 9 years

82

265

100

26

265

421

452

168

459

55

Marital status

Married

82

265

97

25

270

448

419

166

414

50

widowed

84

269

98

27

274

411

464

170

493

54

Anthropometry

25 ≤ BMI < 30

82

265

97

26

275

436

425

162

449

49

BMI≥30

83

265

101

25

249

401

443

166

505

55


Koochek et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:411   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-411

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