Skip to main content

Table 4 Dietary intake in study subjects

From: Blood lipid profiles and peripheral blood mononuclear cell cholesterol metabolism gene expression in patients with and without methotrexate treatment

Dietary intake Reference value Non-MTX users (n = 32) MTX users (n = 67) Pvaluea
Energy, kcal/day 2,000 1,248 (1,158 to 1,507) 1,249 (1,184 to 1,419) 0.862
Carbohydrate, g/day 300 183.5 (155.9 to 275.2) 174.5 (174.2 to 216.9) 0.994
Percentage of energy 60% 58.65% 55.94%  
Protein, g/day (50) 51.1 (19.9 to 141.0) 38.9 (38.3 to 45.8) 0.849
Percentage of energy 10% 16.39% 12.48%  
Fat, g/day (65) 43.9 (11.0 to 133.8) 38.6 (36.2 to 45.0) 0.505
Percentage of energy <30% 31.68% 27.88%  
Cholesterol, mg/day (<300) 243.8 (109.4 to 178.4) 223.6 (77.1 to 516.1) 0.493
  1. Results are expressed as median (95%CI) (n = 99).
  2. aData were compared between methotrexate MTX- and MTX+ subjects by Mann-Whitney U test.