Table 2 Comparison of diet between Australian national data10, 17 and current study data

From: An audit of the dietary intake of Australian children with type 1 diabetes

  N Energy (kJ) Protein (%) Total fat (%) Sat fat (%) Total CHO (%) Sugars (%)
Boys
  2–3 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 5 5613.8 18.8 32.8 16.2 49 26.3
    National data   6044.0 16.5 30.0 13.0 50.4 24.9
  4–8 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 51 9806.7 18.47 33.27 15.53 49.04 22.4
    National data   7638.0 15.6 30.8 13.2 50.8 23.3
  9–13 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 81 10,655.5 18.67 32.79 15.11 49.17 22.3
    National data   9209.0 16.2 31.3 13.0 49.9 21.7
  ≥14 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 80 9929.0 19.94 33.61 15.38 47.16 21.4
    National data   10,186.0 17.4 31.2 12.8 48.6 21.4
Girls
  2–3 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 3 4026.7 18.67 39.67 18.67 43.33 21.7
    National data   5850.0 16.7 30.4 13.8 49.9 24.1
  4–8 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 41 10,089.5 19.12 32.37 14.85 49.17 23.1
    National data   6428.0 15.3 30.1 12.8 51.6 23.8
  9–13 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 96 9740.0 18.84 32.74 14.74 49.01 22.8
    National data   7985.0 16.1 31.5 13.1 49.8 23.5
  ≥14 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 70 7907.6 19.33 32.46 13.91 48.57 22.6
    National data   8114.0 16.5 32.4 12.9 48.3 21.4
Total sample
  2–3 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 8 5018.6 18.8 35.4 17.1 46.9 24.6
    National data   5951.0 16.6 30.2 13.4 50.2 24.5
  4–8 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 92 9932.7 18.76 32.87 15.23 49.10 22.7
    National data   7053.0 15.5 30.5 13.0 51.2 23.5
  9–13 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 177 10,159 18.76 32.76 14.91 49.08 22.6
    National data   8604.0 16.1 31.4 13.1 49.8 22.6
  ≥14 years        
    T1 diabetes patients 150 8985.7 19.65 33.07 14.69 47.82 22.0
    National data   9158.0 17.0 31.8 12.8 48.5 21.4
All cases
   T1 diabetes patients   9601 19.07 32.94 14.94 48.60 22.4
   National data   8059 15.8 31.0 13.5 50.3 22.5
  1. Macronutrients reported as % of total energy intake