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Table 2 The percentages of the studied children from Piła in the reference ranges for macronutrient intake according to gender

From: Gender differences and typical nutrition concerns of the diets of preschool children – the results of the first stage of an intervention study

Nutrient Girls
(n = 61)
Boys
(n = 61)
All children
(n = 122)
P
Percent Percent Percent  
Total protein (g/kg body weight)
 Below EAR 0.0 0.0 0.0 #
Cholesterol (mg)
 Within the recommendations 96.7 96.7 96.7 NS
 Above the recommendations 3.3 3.3 3.3
Dietary fibre (g)
 Below AI 96.7 88.5 92.6 NS
 AI or above 3.3 11.5 7.4
Total water (g)
 Below AI 95.1 88.5 91.8 NS
 AI or above 4.9 11.5 8.2
  1. P significance, NS not significant (P > 0.05)
  2. # – P cannot be calculated when percentage is 0.0