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Table 5 Daily quantity of each DASH component consumed for high and low home preparation groups (Median (IQR))

From: Comparison of individuals with low versus high consumption of home-prepared food in a group with universally high dietary quality: a cross-sectional analysis of the UK National Diet & Nutrition Survey (2008–2016)

DASH Component (median (IQR)) High DASH  
High home preparation Low home preparation Total Regression coefficient (95 %CI)a
Low-fat dairy (g) 186.9 (102.8, 283.0) 237.5 (143.8, 325.6) 207.5 (120.0, 305.0) 24.6 (1.7, 47.5)
Whole grain (g) 73.8 (46.0, 125.0) 86.0 (53.9, 128.0) 78.8 (48.8, 125.8) 2.2 (−6.8, 11.2)
Fruit (g) 193.8 (129.0, 297.1) 218.6 (138.8, 342.5) 201.8 (131.9, 312.6) 30.81 (5.51, 56.1)
Vegetables (g) 220.0 (167.2, 295.5) 175.7 (123.8, 225.4) 195.6 (143.7, 264.6) −52.6 (−66.7, 38.6)
Nuts & legumes (g) 24.1 (0.8, 52.5) 26.4 (3.0, 52.5) 24.6 (0.9, 52.5) −0.4 (−7.7, 7.0)
Sodium (mg) 1855.4 (1469.8, 2361.0) 1963.5 (1571.4, 2436.2) 1908.5 (1518.1, 2388.2) 107.8 (13.8, 201.8)
Sugars (g) 34.0 (20.7, 51.8) 44.3 (27.9, 65.4) 39.5 (23.1, 57.3) 11.6 (7.5, 15.6)
Red & processed meats (g) 39.0 (10.0, 73.8) 28.3 (1.5, 53.6) 33.0 (5.5, 65.0) −10.4 (− 16.6, −4.3)
  1. aMutually adjusted for age, sex, ethnicity, children, education, income and occupation
  2. Note: Italics indicate statistical significance (p < 0.05)