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Table 3 Descriptive analysis of food consumption per calories, according to the presence of recurrent binge eating episodes, in the ELSA-Brazil (n = 15,105)

From: Binge eating, sociodemographic and lifestyle factors in participants of the ELSA-Brazil

Variables BED Median Mean Standard deviation p-value*
G1: Bread, cereal and tubers Yes 450.52 550.49 395.98 0.000
No 370.80 449.99 323.59
G2: Fruit Yes 271.25 348.67 294.60 0.014
No 255.33 317.16 251.26
G3: Vegetables and legumes Yes 0.00 32.12 74.62 0.001
No 9.18 35.40 75.46
G4: Eggs, meat, milk and derivatives Yes 181.84 237.92 202.92 0.000
No 162.13 205.06 169.07
G5: Pasta and other prepared foods Yes 165.32 198.17 147.71 0.000
No 143.78 172.72 125.57
G6: Sweets Yes 88.09 135.69 143.32 0.000
No 72.80 108.93 117.38
G7: Non-alcoholic beverages Yes 140.36 203.74 214.30 0.937
No 140.27 195.52 194.25
G8: Alcoholic beverages Yes 8.93 56.04 119.77 0.000
No 17.18 62.70 114.14
Total calories Yes 3025.08 3311.86 1422.88 0.000
No 2704.82 2946.68 1221.28
  1. * Mann-Whitney test