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# Table 25. Estimated Regression Coefficients for Foods as Predictors of Fiber (g): Females

For grams of fiber, the model is:

E (Fiber) = b0+ b1Kid + b2Teen + b3NFG3P3 + b4NFG4P4 + ... + b21NFG21P21+ b28NFG28P28 + b29NFG29P29 + ... + b33NFG33P33

The estimates of the regression parameters are:

Parameter Mean Probability of
Low: < 12 High: ≥ 19
Intercept (b0) 11.322163 0.339186 -3.131521
Age: Kid group (b1) -1.878251 0.761790 -0.791218
Age: Teen group (b2) -1.432482 0.634125 -0.686862
Fruit (b3) 0.015617 -0.005694 0.005815
100% Fruit juices (b4) -0.001998 0.000772 -0.000754
Fried potatoes (b6) -0.007540 0.003064 -0.002993
Other potatoes (b7) 0.000982 -0.000924 0.000843
Dried beans (b8) 0.023766 -0.009130 0.009352
Other vegetables (b9) 0.012751 -0.004685 0.004617
Pizza (b10) 0.003350 -0.001614 0.001823
Salsa (b11) -0.002519 -0.000205 -0.001367
Tomato sauce (b12) 0.003532 -0.001528 0.002066
Cheese (b13) -0.007777 0.003084 -0.003009
Milk (b14) -0.000890 0.000378 -0.000442
Frozen desserts (b15) 0.004637 -0.001677 0.002088
Soda (b16) -0.002178 0.000990 -0.001119
Sugar/honey in coffee/tea (b17) -0.001502 0.000612 -0.000596
Fruitades/sports drinks (b18) -0.001625 0.000680 -0.000768
Candy (b19) 0.035073 -0.014220 0.015793
Doughnuts (b20) -0.002263 0.000890 -0.001342
Cookies, cake, pie, brownies (b21) 0.022178 -0.009243 0.008994
Brown rice (b28) 0.018428 -0.006288 0.006211
Whole grain bread (b29) 0.015324 -0.005933 0.006331
Popcorn (b30) 0.077278 -0.029934 0.031892
First tertile fiber cereals (b31) 0.017465 -0.006769 0.006525
Second tertile fiber cereals (b32) 0.017612 -0.008125 0.007814
Third tertile fiber cereals (b33) 0.067026 -0.026517 0.026606