Table 2 Adjusted* mean levels of daily nutrient intake according to normal or impaired (lowest 10%) cognitive functioning

Mean daily intakeOverall cognitionp Value for difference
Normal, n = 1,450Impaired, n = 163
Values are adjusted mean (95% CI).
* Adjusted for age, sex, and education.
† Energy adjusted according to the residual method.
‡ Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA).
MUFA = monounsaturated fatty acid; EPA = eicosapentaenoic acid; DHA = docosahexaenoic acid.
Total fat, g84.0 (83.4–84.7)84.8 (83.0–86.7)0.43
Saturated fat, g35.2 (34.8–35.5)35.3 (34.4–36.3)0.71
MUFA, g31.5 (31.3–31.8)31.6 (30.8–32.4)0.91
PUFA, g16.7 (16.4–16.9)17.2 (16.6–17.9)0.12
Linoleic acid, g13.2 (13.0–13.5)13.8 (13.2–14.5)0.09
EPA and DHA, mg167 (160–175)145 (124–166)0.05
α-Linolenic acid, mg1137 (1114–1160)1103 (1036–1171)0.35
Cholesterol, mg234 (230–238)235 (222–247)0.94
Fish, g11.01 (10.45–11.57)9.84 (8.19–11.49)0.19
Fatty fish, g3.06 (2.85–3.28)2.30 (1.68–2.93)0.03