Table 2: Energy-adjusted distribution of nutrient intake across quartiles of fast food consumption.

VariablesQuartiles of fast food intake 𝑃 2
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
[<51.8 g/week] 𝑛 = 3 5 [51.9–100.7 g/week] 𝑛 = 3 4 [100.8–214.9 g/week] 𝑛 = 3 6 [>215 g/week] 𝑛 = 3 5

Energy intake (kcal)4 1 8 7 4 . 4 ± 5 2 8 . 2 2 0 8 0 . 3 ± 6 0 9 . 4 2 2 7 0 . 2 ± 9 0 1 . 7 3 3 5 7 . 1 ± 9 3 4 . 0 0.001
Protein (g) 8 0 . 0 ± 1 8 . 9 1 7 8 . 2 ± 1 8 . 0 7 1 . 4 ± 1 8 6 6 . 3 ± 2 0 . 7 0.033
Carbohydrate (g) 3 6 0 . 5 ± 4 9 . 1 3 6 0 . 3 ± 4 7 . 2 3 5 3 . 4 ± 4 6 . 8 3 2 2 . 5 ± 5 5 . 0 0.021
Fat (g)73.6 ± 23 7 5 . 5 ± 2 2 . 7 8 1 . 7 ± 2 2 . 2 9 8 . 5 ± 2 6 0.001
SFA3 (g) 2 1 . 9 ± 7 . 7 2 2 . 2 ± 7 . 5 2 4 . 3 ± 7 . 8 2 8 . 9 ± 8 . 8 0.011
Cholesterol (mg) 1 9 5 . 4 ± 9 3 . 4 1 9 0 . 7 ± 9 0 . 3 1 5 7 . 6 ± 8 8 . 8 1 4 9 . 8 ± 1 0 4 . 7 0.155
Sodium (mg) 2 4 6 8 . 8 ± 5 6 6 . 1 2 3 9 0 . 0 ± 5 4 6 . 3 2 3 8 7 . 4 ± 5 3 7 . 0 2 5 4 4 . 8 ± 6 3 3 . 0 0.647
Vitamin D (μg) 2 . 9 ± 2 . 3 2 . 4 ± 2 . 2 2 . 4 ± 2 . 1 2 . 2 ± 2 . 5 0.706
Vitamin C (mg) 3 4 . 5 ± 4 2 . 0 4 9 . 2 ± 4 0 . 8 4 8 . 2 ± 4 0 . 2 7 2 . 2 ± 4 7 . 3 0.018
Folate (μg) 2 3 7 . 1 ± 5 3 . 2 2 2 7 . 0 ± 5 1 . 3 2 1 2 . 4 ± 5 0 . 4 2 2 5 . 9 ± 5 9 . 7 0.247
Potassium (mg) 3 2 2 3 . 9 ± 9 5 2 . 4 3 3 1 3 . 8 ± 9 1 8 . 8 3 1 8 3 . 8 ± 9 0 0 . 0 3 3 3 8 . 3 ± 1 0 6 6 . 6 0.895
Calcium (mg) 1 6 1 1 . 8 ± 6 3 1 . 2 1 5 2 2 . 5 ± 6 0 8 . 7 1 4 0 5 . 0 ± 5 9 8 . 8 1 3 0 1 . 8 ± 7 0 6 . 9 0.290
Iron (mg) 9 . 8 ± 2 . 2 9 . 6 ± 2 . 2 9 . 0 ± 2 . 1 8 . 6 ± 2 . 5 0.169
Magnesium (mg) 2 7 8 . 2 ± 6 6 . 8 2 8 7 . 1 ± 6 4 . 1 2 6 6 . 7 ± 6 3 . 0 2 5 3 . 3 ± 7 4 . 5 0.265
Zinc (mg) 9 . 6 ± 2 . 7 9 . 6 ± 2 . 6 8 . 7 ± 2 . 6 8 . 3 ± 3 . 1 0.227

1Values are mean ± SD unless indicated.
2 𝑃 values are resulted from multivariate analysis of variance.
3SFA: saturated fatty acid.
4Energy was not adjusted for energy intake.