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Table 3 Nutrients intake of the subjects

From: Dietary taurine intake, nutrients intake, dietary habits and life stress by depression in Korean female college students: a case-control study

Variables Depression patients (n=65) Control group (n=65)
Energy (kcal/day) 1524.5±46.5 1488.4±42.2
Carbohydrate (g/day) 200.2±6.7 203.7±6.2
Total fat (g/day) 52.6±2.0 50.7±2.0
Total protein (g/day) 59.2±2.2 58.6±1.9
Vitamin A (μg RE/day) 539.5±27.6* 641.3±27.0
β-carotene (mg/day) 2076.6±151.5** 2656.0±131.1
Vitamin B1 (mg/day) 1.0±0.0 1.0±0.0
Vitamin B2 (mg/day) 0.9±0.0 0.9±0.0
Vitamin B6 (mg/day) 1.4±0.1 1.5±0.1
Niacin (mg NE/day) 13.4±0.6 12.9±0.4
Vitamin C (mg/day) 52.4±3.2* 66.2±4.9
Vitamin E (mg/day) 11.2±0.5 11.9±0.5
Phosphorous (mg/day) 793.8±26.1 776.1±22.5
Calcium (mg/day) 409.6±17.5 372.1±16.2
Iron (mg/day) 9.6±0.4 9.9±0.4
Zinc (mg/day) 6.7±0.2 6.9±0.2
Folic acid (μg/day) 151.8±6.5* 172.1±7.7
Fiber (g/day) 12.1±0.4* 13.5±0.5
Ash (g/day) 12.5±0.4 13.4±0.5
Potassium (mg/day) 1794.4±62.1 1788.8±63.2
Sodium (mg/day) 2874.2±115.4 3017.4±123.0
Cholesterol (mg/day) 268.8±14.2 295.7±15.1
  1. Values are mean ± SE; *: p<0.05, **: p<0.01, ***: p<0.001 (by Student’s t-test)