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Table 3 Comparison of energy, macro and micronutrient intakes between study groups

From: Major components of metabolic syndrome and nutritional intakes in different genotype of UCP2 −866G/A gene polymorphisms in patients with NAFLD

  NAFLD (N = 75) Control (N = 76) Mean difference (95 % CI) P
Calories (kcal) 2815.06 (536.35) 2794.93 (448.64) −20.13 (−179.29 to 139.03) 0.80
Protein (g/day) 93.88 (21.62) 88.88 (16.60) −4.99 (−11.20 to 1.20) 0.11
Carbohydrate (g/day) 437.38 (89.72) 438.49 (79.58) 1.10 (−26.18 to 28.39) 0.93
Total fat (g/day) 89.70 (27.03) 91.52 (24.35) 1.82 (−6.45 to 10.10) 0.66
Vitamin E (mg/day) 14.08 (5.60) 14.63 (4.11) 0.80 (−1.03 to 2.12) 0.49
Vitamin C (mg/day) 124.18 (83.70–165.06) 116.71 (90.06–177.29) 0.84
Iron (mg/day) 23.37 (6.04) 22.86 (5.04) 0.90 (−2.30 to 1.27) 0.56
Copper (mg/day) 2.29 (0.48) 2.30 (0.53) −0.004 (−0.16 to 0.16) 0.95
  1. All of data are presented as mean (SD) except for the Vitamin C intake which is presented as median (percentile 25th–percentile 75th). P value of Vitamin E and C based on U Mann–Whitney and for other variables as independent sample t test