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Table 2 Average intake of nutrients 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

Nutrients Sex Mean SD Percentiles
25 50 75
Protein (g) Boys 44.7 20.6 30.5 42.4 55.6
  Girls 43.9 18.4 31.5 41.6 52.7
Total fat (g) Boys 11.6 10.0 5.7 8.9 13.9
  Girls 11.3 13.0 5.8 8.5 13.3
Energy (Kcal) Boys 1929 773 1383 1902 2414
  Girls 1895 695 1426 1844 2279
Calcium (mg) Boys 341.0 440 126.4 224 399.4
  Girls 337.0 680 121.8 222 393.6
Iron (mg) Boys 11.6 8.9 6.7 9.4 13.5
  Girls 11.4 8.1 6.7 9.3 13.4
Vitamin A (mg) Boys 276 553 26.4 54.6 171.1
  Girls 302 634 23.5 52.7 196.5
Thiamine (mg) Boys 1.2 0.5 0.8 1.2 1.6
  Girls 1.2 0.5 0.9 1.2 1.6
Riboflavin (mg) Boys 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.6
  Girls 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5
Niacin (mg) Boys 19.0 8.1 12.8 18.4 24.6
  Girls 18.8 7.6 13.4 18.1 23.3
Vitamin C (mg) Boys 58.8 71.1 18.1 34.9 69.8
  Girls 58.6 82.2 16.7 32.5 72.5
Free Folic acid (μg) Boys 122 81.1 68.2 104.7 153.5
Girls 122 76.2 72.5 109.2 148.2
  1. n:Boys-686 and Girls-689.