Table 2: Weight change data (2003 to 2009) and baseline macronutrient intakes (2003) for young women in the Australian longitudinal study on women’s health (ALSWH) by tertile of Australian recommended food score (ARFS).

ARFS tertiles (Total sample = 4,287)ARFS tertiles (Valid TEI sub-sample = 1,356)
Number 1
( = 1,433) 
2
( = 1,426) 
3
( = 1,428) 
value (ANOVA)1
2
3
value (ANOVA)
Mean ± SD

ΔWeight (kg); mean ± SD 0.2 0.09
Baseline weight (kg); mean ± SD 0.16 0.4
Follow-up weight (kg); mean ± SD 0.44 0.7
Energy intake (kJ/d); mean ± SD <0.0001 0.02
Macronutrient and fiber intakes at baseline
Total fat (% energy); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001
Saturated fat (% energy); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001
Protein (% energy); mean ± SD <0.0001 0.0005
Carbohydrate (% energy); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001
Fiber (g/d); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001