Table 4 The food frequency stratified by eating speed and gender.

From: Eating fast is positively associated with general and abdominal obesity among Chinese children: A national survey

Variables Eating speed P
Slow Medium Fast
Overall
Fruit (servings/day) 1.23 ± 1.06 1.31 ± 1.07 1.34 ± 1.20 0.015
Vegetable (servings/day) 1.75 ± 1.42 1.85 ± 1.45 1.85 ± 1.46 0.925
Meat products (servings/day) 1.14 ± 1.17 1.14 ± 1.18 1.29 ± 1.33 <0.001
SSBs (cups/day) 0.39 ± 0.72 0.39 ± 0.73 0.50 ± 0.77 <0.001
Milk (days/week) 4.46 ± 2.61 4.54 ± 2.58 4.31 ± 2.70 <0.001
Energy-dense snacks (days/week) 2.10 ± 1.99 1.98 ± 1.92 2.00 ± 2.01 0.353
Fried food (days/week) 1.25 ± 1.59 1.20 ± 1.54 1.32 ± 1.70 <0.001
Fast food (days/month) 1.20 ± 2.22 1.18 ± 2.23 1.29 ± 2.50 <0.001
Boys
Fruit (servings/day) 1.21 ± 1.10 1.29 ± 1.11 1.33 ± 1.23 <0.001
Vegetable (servings/day) 1.76 ± 1.47 1.86 ± 1.48 1.89 ± 1.50 <0.001
Meat products (servings/day) 1.27 ± 1.28 1.27 ± 1.29 1.43 ± 1.43 <0.001
SSBs (cups/day) 0.45 ± 0.82 0.48 ± 0.84 0.59 ± 0.89 <0.001
Milk (days/week) 4.49 ± 2.67 4.53 ± 2.63 4.37 ± 2.72 <0.001
Energy-dense snacks (days/week) 1.96 ± 1.95 1.91 ± 1.90 1.92 ± 2.00 0.033
Fried food (days/week) 1.23 ± 1.62 1.25 ± 1.59 1.34 ± 1.74 0.005
Fast food (days/month) 1.22 ± 2.36 1.20 ± 2.35 1.34 ± 2.66 0.003
Girls
Fruit (servings/day) 1.25 ± 1.02 1.33 ± 1.04 1.34 ± 1.16 <0.001
Vegetable (servings/day) 1.75 ± 1.38 1.85 ± 1.41 1.80 ± 1.46 <0.001
Meat products (servings/day) 1.03 ± 1.06 1.02 ± 1.05 1.07 ± 1.12 0.032
SSBs (cups/day) 0.35 ± 0.61 0.31 ± 0.59 0.36 ± 0.68 <0.001
Milk (days/week) 4.44 ± 2.56 4.56 ± 2.54 4.21 ± 2.66 <0.001
Energy-dense snacks (days/week) 2.22 ± 2.03 2.05 ± 1.93 2.12 ± 2.02 <0.001
Fried food (days/week) 1.26 ± 1.56 1.16 ± 1.49 1.27 ± 1.63 <0.001
Fast food (days/month) 1.18 ± 2.08 1.16 ± 2.12 1.21 ± 2.56 0.393
  1. *All P values were adjusted for age and area. Overall P values were also adjusted for gender.