Table 4

Relation between iron deficiency (ID) and food frequency score

Food itemMean±SD Student’s t-test P values
No IDID
Overall score21.2±3.919.89±4.01.640.12
Animal source of iron7.9±2.37.9±2.20.020.98
Plant source of iron13.2±2.811.9±2.72.26 0.03