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Table 5 Regression analysis examining the association between nutrient intake (outcome) and length of time in Australia (predictor)

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 = 144) 95 % CI P
Antioxidants       
 Carotene (ug) 67.6 16.0 – 119.2 0.011 77.8 19.5 – 136.0 0.009
 Retinol equivalents (ug) 12.5 −0.4 – 25.5 0.058 15.4 0.9 – 29.9 0.037
 Vitamin C (mg) 0.2 −2.9 – 3.2 0.909 −0.6 −4.03 – 2.7 0.706
Dietary fat       
 Total fat (g) −0.6 −1.7 – 0.6 0.318 −0.6 −1.9 – 0.6 0.325
 %Saturated fata 0.1 0.1 – 0.2 0.002 0.1 0.02 – 0.2 0.021
 %Monounsaturated fata 0.01 −0.1 – 0.1 0.733 0.01 −0.1 – 0.1 0.752
 %Polyunsaturated fata 0.01 −0.02 – 0.03 0.664 0.003 −0.03 – 0.04 0.874
Other       
 Fibre (g) −0.3 −0.6 – −0.1 0.013 −0.3 −0.6 – −0.1 0.021
  1. aExpressed as a percentage of total energy intake