Table 4

Correlations among FFQ and dietary recall measures of servings per day of fruit and vegetables, and serum carotenoid concentrations (n = 342), Olestra Post-Marketing Surveillance Study (17)

Fruit and vegetable assessment methodDietary recallabSerum carotenoidsacSerum carotenoidsac (without lycopene)
Fruit0.620.270.33
5 A DayVegetables0.380.150.24
Total0.580.240.32
Fruit0.650.240.32
SummationVegetables0.370.170.26
Total0.570.230.32
Fruit0.270.35
Dietary recallbVegetables0.250.27
Total0.330.38
  • a All correlations P < 0.001.

  • b Mean of four 24-h dietary recalls.

  • c Adjusted for total serum cholesterol.