Table 3: 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 diet quality index (Aus-DQI).

Aus-DQI tertiles (total sample = 4,287)Aus-DQI tertiles (valid TEI subsample = 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 0.3 0.48
Baseline weight (kg); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001
Follow-up weight (kg); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001
Energy intake (kJ/d); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001
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 <0.0001
Carbohydrate (% energy); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001
Fiber (g/d); mean ± SD <0.0001 <0.0001