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Table 2 Consumption of food groups in schizophrenia patients and their controls separated by sex.1

From: Is dietary pattern of schizophrenia patients different from healthy subjects?

   Male(n = 35) Female(n = 25)
Food groups Servings* Patients Controls p value Patients Controls p value
   No % No %   No % No %  
Milk 1–2/d 6 32 5 31 0.9 2 18 5 36 0.03
Vegetables 1–2/d 13 68 7 44 0.6 4 36 6 43 0.04
Fruits 3/d 10 53 12 75 0.3 7 64 14 100 0.1
Meats 1–2/d 1 5 6 38 0.02 2 18 7 50 0.08
Tuna fish 1–2/wk 5 26 7 44 0.2 3 27 4 29 0.9
Chicken 1–2/d 15 79 16 100 0.2 5 45 14 100 0.02
Eggs 1–2/d 15 79 12 75 0.3 5 45 10 71 0.3
Hydrogenated            
Oils 3–5/d 16 83 13 37 0.03 7 64 11 79 0.3
Vegetables            
Oils 3–5/d 10 53 15 94 0.001 5 45 11 79 0.08
Cream 1–2/d 8 42 1 6 0.005 2 18 0 0 0.2
Nuts 1–2/d 2 10 4 25 0.01 2 18 10 71 0.03
Carbonated            
Drinks 1–2/d 4 21 3 19 0.08 4 36 0 0 0.006
Sausages 1–2/d 10 53 4 25 0.08 2 18 5 36 0.03
Chocolate 1–2/d 8 42 8 50 0.08 2 18 5 36 0.2
  1. 1- Data based on semi-quantitative food frequency questionnaires.
  2. * Servings are presented based on Food Guide Pyramid and Mediterranean Pyramid