TABLE 3

Dietary Factors by Breakfast Frequency

Dietary FactorsBreakfast Frequency
Daily (n = 764), Mean ± SEIntermittent (n = 1152), Mean ± SEPNever (n = 300), Mean ± SEP
Girls
    Joules8975 ± 2228138 ± 155<.017301 ± 293<.01
    Carbohydrate, %57.3 ± 0.458.0 ± 0.3NS58.1 ± 0.5NS
    Fiber, g/4184 kJ8.5 ± 0.18.0 ± 0.1<.057.5 ± 0.2<.01
    Cholesterol, g220 ± 6.4199 ± 4.5<.01166 ± 8.4<.01
    Saturated fat, %10.2 ± 0.110.1 ± 0.1NS10.3 ± 0.2NS
Boys
    Joules9632 ± 2349217 ± 205NS8858 ± 414NS
    Carbohydrate, %57.0 ± 0.356.1 ± 0.3<.0556.0 ± 0.6NS
    Fiber, g/4184 kJ7.6 ± 0.17.3 ± 0.1<.057.0 ± 0.2<.05
    Cholesterol, g236 ± 7.2248 ± 6.4NS243 ± 12.9NS
    Saturated fat, %10.4 ± 0.110.8 ± 0.1<.0510.8 ± 0.2NS
  • Values are adjusted for age. All of the P values represent comparisons with the daily group. NS indicates not significant; 4.184 J = 1 cal.