Table 2

Correlation between dietary fiber and anthropometric variables of the schoolchildren

Measures

Dietary fiber consumed per gram

(n = 83)


BMI (kg/m2)

r (p-value)*

-0.313 (0.004)

Waist Circumference (cm).

-0.281 (0.010)

Percentage of body fat

-0.296 (0.007)


*by Pearson correlation; BMI = body mass index

Balthazar and de Oliveira BMC Research Notes 2011 4:567   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-567

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