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Table 3 Mean (SD) and median (25th, 75th) dietary quality indices scores

From: Dietary quality and patterns and non-communicable disease risk of an Indian community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Indices Total group N = 250 Men N = 111 Women N = 139
  Mean (SD)a Median 25th, 75th percentile Mean (SD)a Median 25th, 75th percentile Mean (SD)a Median 25th, 75th percentile
bIndex 1 2259.8 2260 2143 2255 2247 2129 2265 2274 2156
(198.4)   2410 (204.7)   2418 (187.2)   2410
cIndex 2 518 522 502.5 515.1 516 502.9 522.1 526 501.9
(35.4)   540.5 (34.1)   534.3 (35.5)   548.5
  1. a SD standard deviation
  2. bDeficiency index, max score 3000
  3. cExcess index, max score 600