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Table 4 Percent of adolescents consuming nutrients < 50% of RDA

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

Age group Gen-der n Protein Energy Calcium Iron Vit-A Thia- min Ribo-flavin Niacin Vit-C Folic acid Fat
10-12 Boys 310 39.7 20.6 84.5 82.9 84.2 10.6 89.4 9.4 59.7 37.4 93.2
Girls 115 31.4 16.9 82.0 84.2 79.5 10.8 89.2 9.0 57.6 31.3 92.1
13-15 Boys 246 28.5 13.0 79.3 84.1 83.3 7.3 84.1 4.9 53.3 30.9 89.8
Girls 262 27.1 8.8 83.2 76.3 81.7 6.5 83.2 5.0 58.8 24.4 91.2
16-17 Boys 130 14.6 8.5 78.5 73.1 81.5 5.4 70.8 3.8 46.9 14.6 86.2
Girls 149 21.5 7.4 83.2 80.5 83.2 4.7 77.9 2.0 57.7 24.2 90.6
All Boys 686 30.9 15.6 81.5 81.5 83.4 8.5 84.0 6.7 55.0 30.8 90.7
All Girls 689 31.6 11.8 82.7 80.4 81.1 7.8 84.5 6.0 58.1 27.1 91.4
Boys + Girls pooled 1375 31.3 13.7 82.1 80.9 82.3 8.1 84.2 6.3 56.5 28.9 91.1