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Research Article

Exploration of the Dietary and Lifestyle Behaviors and Weight Status and Their Self-Perceptions among Health Sciences University Students in North Lebanon

Table 4

Mean weekly consumption of selected food items.

Total ( = 369)Junior ( = 193)Senior ( = 176)

Fresh fruit12.59 ± 10.013.28 ± 10.9311.82 ± 8.840.512
Fresh fruit juice5.27 ± 8.166.44 ± 9.813.98 ± 5.590.081
Raw veg.9.21 ± 9.918.77 ± 9.819.69 ± 10.020.189
Cooked veg.4.86 ± 9.144.33 ± 8.555.45 ± 9.730.292
Milk (whole)2.21 ± 6.202.66 ± 7.861.72 ± 3.550.765
Milk (semiskimmed)0.94 ± 4.400.98 ± 4.530.90 ± 4.260.901
Pulses3.12 ± 7.373.54 ± 8.602.66 ± 5.710.506
Corn/sunflower oil11.05 ± 10.2210.52 ± 9.6111.63 ± 10.840.570
Olive oil12.06 ± 11.8111.10 ± 11.8713.11 ± 11.680.035
Yoghurt (whole)4.54 ± 9.525.88 ± 12.113.08 ± 5.070.502
Yoghurt (low)1.35 ± 6.031.97 ± 7.390.67 ± 3.970.024
Fried potato5.54 ± 8.386.05 ± 9.104.98 ± 7.490.125
Sugar13.01 ± 13.0913.14 ± 13.8212.87 ± 12.280.593
Soft drinks5.72 ± 9.706.74 ± 11.204.61 ± 7.610.130
Butter4.11 ± 7.253.92 ± 6.644.32 ± 7.880.726
Chocolate9.84 ± 11.339.99 ± 11.649.68 ± 11.010.887
Cake3.13 ± 8.013.86 ± 9.592.34 ± 5.750.065
Croissant2.31 ± 6.573.08 ± 7.871.47 ± 4.620.001
Pizza2.02 ± 7.242.87 ± 9.151.10 ± 4.100.001
Burgers1.45 ± 5.831.85 ± 7.101.01 ± 3.970.069
White bread10.82 ± 7.3111.28 ± 7.9210.32 ± 6.550.490
Rice and pasta8.10 ± 11.348.89 ± 12.797.24 ± 9.470.890
Cooked and grilled fish1.05 ± 3.281.22 ± 4.060.87 ± 2.110.345
Total diet score
 Min.–max.44.0–92.044.0–92.048.0–90.00.360
  Mean ± SD68.53 ± 6.4868.23 ± 6.5468.85 ± 6.31
  Median69.068.069.0

Statistically significant at ≤ 0.05.

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