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Table 4 Results from food frequency questionnaire in all stone formers and controls.

From: Dietary habits in women with recurrent idiopathic calcium nephrolithiasis

PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN WITH INAPPROPRIATE INTAKE (VARIATIONS
FROM RECOMMENDATIONS) OF VARIOUS NUTRIENTS ACCORDING TO
INRAN GUIDELINES
  STONE
FORMERS
n. 143
CONTROLS
n. 170
p
SAUSAGES*
in excess (> 3 portions/week)
43,1% 11,1% < 0,0001
HAM§
in excess (> 3 portions/week)
29,4% 13,9% < 0,0001
SWEETS#
in excess (> 1 portion/day)
66,7% 18,1% < 0,0001
MEAT ( excluding sausages and ham)
in excess (> 1 portion/day)
21,6% 4,2% < 0,0001
  1. The portions for each food are given in Additional file 2.
  2. *Sausages: Italian Typical Foods (Salame, Coppa, Mortadella, Pancetta)
  3. §Ham: Italian Typical Foods (Parma Ham, Baked Ham, Culatello, Fiocchetto, Spalla)
  4. #Sweets: cakes, biscuits, pastries, simple sugar, ice cream, toffees