Table 4

Dietary habits scores of the subjects

Variables

Depression patients (n=65)

Control group (n=65)


Eating breakfast regularly

3.3±0.2

3.4±0.2

Eating meals at constant times

2.7±0.1*

3.1±0.1

Eating meals slowly

2.8±0.2

3.1±0.1

Eating adequate amount of meals

3.4±0.1*

3.7±0.1

Eating three meals a day

2.8±0.2

3.1±0.2

Having meals with diverse foods

3.1±0.1*

3.4±0.1

Avoiding overeating everyday

2.6±0.1

2.9±0.1

Avoiding eating salty foods

2.8±0.2

3.2±0.1

Avoiding eating spicy foods

2.5±0.2**

3.1±0.2

Eating foods such as meat, fish, eggs, beans more than 2 times a day

2.9±0.1*

3.3±0.1

Avoiding eating foods containing oil or mayonnaise more than 2 times a day

3.7±0.1

3.7±0.1

Eating dairy foods(milk, yogurt, etc.) everyday

3.2±0.2

3.0±0.2

Eating greenish yellow vegetable every meals

2.9±0.1

3.1±0.1

Eating fruit everyday

2.8±0.1

3.0±0.1

Avoiding eating sweet foods(snack, chocolate, etc.) everyday

3.1±0.1

3.1±0.1

Applying nutrition knowledge to daily life

2.9±0.0

3.2±0.1

Total score

47.2±0.9**

51.3±0.9


Values are mean ± SE; *: p<0.05, **: p<0.01, ***: p<0.001 (by Student’s t-test)

Park et al. Journal of Biomedical Science 2010 17(Suppl 1):S40   doi:10.1186/1423-0127-17-S1-S40

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