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Table 1 Average intake of foods among rural adolescent population by sex

From: Identification of dietary patterns by factor analysis and study of the relationship with nutritional status of rural adolescents using factor scores

Food-group (g/day) Sex Mean SD Percentiles
25 50 75
Cereals and millets Boys 456.7 195.6 315.8 445.5 584.0
  Girls 449.4 180.3 325.4 437.9 559.7
Pulses and legumes Boys 26.9 37.2 0.0 17.8 38.4
  Girls 28.2 36.8 0.0 20.7 41.4
Green leafy vegetables Boys 27.0 50.8 0.0 0.0 38.6
  Girls 29.6 55.2 0.0 0.0 47.5
Roots and tubers Boys 77.5 68.3 26.9 62.6 111.2
  Girls 72.3 65.4 20.0 61.1 103.5
Other vegetables Boys 70.5 71.8 0.0 55.3 106.5
  Girls 62.1 67.1 0.0 47.9 91.4
Nuts and oilseeds Boys 0.91 5.6 0.0 0.0 0.3
  Girls 1.1 7.8 0.0 0.0 0.3
Condiments and spices Boys 5.9 10.1 1.9 3.6 6.6
Girls 5.5 7.9 1.9 3.8 6.5
Fruits Boys 13.1 27.5 0.0 0.0 14.7
  Girls 11.2 24.9 0.0 0.0 11.0
Fish and other sea-foods Boys 9.8 27.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
  Girls 10.1 30.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Meat and poultry Boys 5.0 31.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
  Girls 1.9 12.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Milk and milk products Boys 13.8 42.4 0.0 0.0 0.0
  Girls 12.8 37.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Fats and oils Boys 6.6 7.2 4.6 2.5 8.2
  Girls 6.4 11.3 4.4 2.5 7.7
Sugar and jaggery Boys 11.1 22.2 0.0 0.0 14.7
  Girls 10.3 19.7 0.0 0.0 12.9
  1. n:Boys-686 and Girls-689.