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Table 4 Self-reported food consumption among pregnant primiparous women (mean (SD)).

From: Determinants of serum concentrations of organochlorine compounds in Swedish pregnant women: a cross-sectional study

Food products Pregnancy year (g/day) Adolescence (g/day)a Difference (g/day)b
Meat, meat products 103 (47) 113 (49) 12 (49)*
Milk fat 26 (14) 31 (20) 6 (17)*
Vegetable fat 13 (10)   
Eggs 12 (9) 14 (9) 3 (9)*
Fish total 24 (20) 32 (24) 8 (21)*
Lean fish 18 (15) 23 (18) 6 (17)*
Fatty Baltic fish 1 (3) 3 (5) 2 (5)*
Other fatty fish 5 (6) 5 (6) -0.3 (6)
  1. aThe year women attended 7th grade in school. In Sweden 13–14 years old. Data for vegetable fat missing since no questions about vegetable fat was asked for this time period.
  2. bDifference between consumption during adolescence and consumption during the year they became pregnant.
  3. *Wilcoxon Signed Rank Test, p ≤ 0.05, N = 222–226.