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Table 5 Comparison of the means of energy, macronutrients, and micronutrients intake in A-T patients and controls

From: Selenium levels and glutathione peroxidase activity in patients with ataxia-telangiectasia: association with oxidative stress and lipid status biomarkers

  A-T patients
N = 22
Controls
N = 18
P-value
Energy (Kcal) 1522.4
(1233.8–1673.1)
1744.1
(1431.0–2333.2)
0.031
Carbohydrate (g) 211.1
(187.8–249.6)
255.4
(218.4–354.3)
0.029
Protein (g) 60.3
(51.2–68.2)
76.8
(60.3–93.2)
0.010
Total fat (g) 42.5
(37.2–47.3)
44.1
(38.4–60.1)
0.127
Saturated fat (g) 13.9
(10.8–16.7)
17.1
(12.4–23.7)
0.068
Monounsaturated fat (g) 10.3
(6.3–11.6)
12.2
(11.2–15.4)
0.007
Polyunsaturated fat (g) 5.6
(4.0–7.6)
9.8
(6.6–13.5)
0.001
Trans fat (g) 0.5
(0.3–0.7)
0.9
(0.7–1.9)
0.006
Copper (mg) 0.6
(0.5–0.8)
0.6
(0.5–0.8)
0.913
Selenium (µg) 56.1
(43.2–66.0)
68.8
(63.0–80.1)
0.016
Zinc (mg) 7.1
(5.9–8.9)
6.0
(4.5–7.1)
0.074
Retinol (µg) 249.5
(176.8–395.0)
208.9
(150.5–247.2)
0.772
Ascorbic acid (mg) 74.6
(57.3–100.7)
57.6
(52.4–77.2)
0.142
  1. Significance level of Mann–Whitney test, Median (IQ25-75)