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Research Article

Possible Association of High Urinary Magnesium and Taurine to Creatinine Ratios with Metabolic Syndrome Risk Reduction in Australian Aboriginals

Table 2

Eating frequency by age groups.

AgeYoungMiddle-agedOldP-value
(Men/Women)n = 30 (13/17)n = 28 (13/15)n = 24 (14/10)

Meat<.05
 Low30.0 (9)28.0 (7)58.3 (14)
 High70.0 (21)72.0 (18)41.7 (10)
Fat.56
 No36.0 (18)30.0 (15)34.0 (17)
 Yes35.7 (10)39.3 (11)25.0 (7)
Fish.53
 Low46.7 (14)32.0 (8)37.5 (9)
 High53.3 (16)68.0 (17)62.5 (15)
Vegetables<.01
 Low93.3 (28)76.0 (19)56.5 (13)
 High6.7 (2)24.0 (6)43.5 (10)
Fruits.74
 Low20.0 (6)16.0 (4)25.0 (6)
 High80.0 (24)84.0 (21)75.0 (18)
Fast food<.001
 Low20.0 (6)28.0 (7)70.8 (17)
 High80.0 (24)72.0 (18)29.2 (7)
Soft drinks<.01
 Low36.0 (9)68.4 (13)80.0 (16)
 High64.0 (16)31.6 (6)20.0 (4) 

Data are percentage (n). Young; under 30 years, Middle-aged; 30 to 49 years, Old; 50 years and older.

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