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Table 2 Regression analysis examining the association between nutrient intake (as outcome) and immigrant status classified according to language spoken at home (language other than English n = 94, or English only n = 56) (as predictor), adjusted for age and sex

From: Dietary changes in migrant adolescents with increasing length of stay in Australia and associated risk of wheeze – a retrospective, cross sectional study

Nutrient intake Unadjusted β-coefficient (n = 144) 95 % CI P β-coefficient adjusted for age and sex (n = 138) 95 % CI P
Antioxidants       
 Carotene (ug) 982.3 371.8 – 1592.7 0.002 1109.5 433.6 – 1785.9 0.001
 Retinol equivalents (ug) 173.3 18.1 – 328.5 0.029 182.9 11.5 – 354.3 0.037
 Vitamin C (mg) −31.4 −68.7 – 5.9 0.099 −40.1 −80.3 – 0.1 0.051
Dietary fat       
 Total fat (g) −9.3 −23.0 – 4.5 0.186 −13.1 −28.1 – 1.9 0.088
 %Saturated fata 1.6 0.5 – 2.7 0.006 1.1 −0.1 – 2.3 0.072
 %Monounsaturated fata 0.3 −0.6 – 1.1 0.552 0.3 −0.6 – 1.2 0.545
 %Polyunsaturated fata 0.3 −0.04 – 0.7 0.084 0.3 −0.1 – 0.7 0.153
Other       
 Fibre (g) −3.6   0.022 −3.3   0.055
  1. aExpressed as a percentage of total energy intake