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Table 3 Nutrients intakes of the subjects

From: A case-control study on the dietary taurine intake, nutrient status and life stress of functional constipation patients in Korean male college students

Variables FC patients (n=52) Control (n=52)
Total Calorie (kcal/day) 1876.2 ± 67.6* 1695.2 ± 51.9
Total protein (g/day) 74.3 ± 2.8 67.6 ± 2.3
   Animal protein(g/day) 42.0 ± 2.3 39.9 ± 2.2
   Plant protein (g/day) 32.3 ± 1.4** 27.8 ± 1.0
Total fat (g/day) 56.8 ± 2.2 52.4 ± 2.2
   Animal fat(g/day) 30.0 ± 1.7 31.9 ± 1.8
   Plant fat (g/day) 26.8 ± 1.4*** 20.5 ± 1.0
Carbohydrate (g/day) 250.9 ± 10.0 226.1 ± 7.5
Dietary fiber (g/day) 15.9 ± 0.7 14.3 ± 0.5
Total calcium (mg/day) 434.7 ± 24.9 413.3 ± 22.4
   Animal calcium (mg/day) 183.0 ± 15.4 198.0 ± 17.0
   Plant calcium (mg/day) 243.2 ± 13.2* 199.5 ± 7.9
Phosphorous (mg/day) 955.8 ± 37.8 880.9 ± 31.9
Total iron(mg/day) 12.1 ± 0.7 10.9 ± 0.4
   Animal iron (mg/day) 3.7 ± 0.2 3.7 ± 0.2
   Plant iron (mg/day) 8.3 ± 0.7 7.2 ± 0.3
Sodium (mg/day) 3862.8 ± 188.1 3656.1 ± 141.1
Zinc (mg/day) 8.6 ± 0.4 8.1 ± 0.4
Vitamin A (μg RE/day) 663.4 ± 41.9 625.2 ± 28.6
Vitamin B1 (mg/day) 1.3 ± 0.1 1.3 ± 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg/day) 1.2 ± 0.1 1.1 ± 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg/day) 1.9 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.1
Niacin (mg NE/day) 16.9 ± 0.9 16.1 ± 0.8
Vitamin C (mg/day) 63.2 ± 4.3 60.6 ± 3.4
Folic acid (μg/day) 190.6 ± 9.7 180.5 ± 7.1
Cholesterol (mg/day) 366.8 ± 23.0 338.1 ± 18.2
  1. Values are mean ± SE; *; p<0.05, **:p<0.01, ***:p<0.001 (by Student’s t-test)