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Table 2 Maternal physical activity level and dietary intake during pregnancy

From: Novel associations between parental and newborn cord blood metabolic profiles in the Norwegian Mother, Father and Child Cohort Study

  Mothers
With hypercholesterolemia n* Without hypercholesterolemia n*
Physical activity level, n (%)
 Never 45 (22.2) 203 40 (23.8) 168
 1–3 times/month 94 (46.3) 203 93 (55.4) 168
 1–2 times/week 48 (23.6) 203 28 (16.7) 168
 ≥ 3 times/week 16 (7.9) 203 7 (4.2) 168
Dietary intake, mean (SD)
 Energy (MJ) 9.4 (2.3) 376 9.6 (2.5) 303
 Fat (E%) 31.1 (4.8) 376 31.2 (5.1) 303
 SFA (E%) 11.7 (2.0) 376 11.9 (2.2) 303
 MUFA (E%) 10.1 (2.0) 376 10.1 (2.0) 303
 PUFA (E%) 6.1 (1.8) 376 6.0 (1.8) 303
 Protein (E%) 15.5 (2.1) 376 15.7 (2.1) 303
 Carbohydrates (E%) 53.2 (4.9) 376 52.8 (5.2) 303
 Sugar (E%) 10.1 (4.4) 376 9.9 (4.9) 303
  1. SD, standard deviation; MJ, mega joule; E%, percentage of energy; SFA, saturated fatty acids; MUFA, monounsaturated fatty acids; PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acids
  2. *Includes first participation only (31 mothers participated twice in our sample)