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Table 1 Food, Beverage and medications consumption habits among pregnant women

From: Consumption habits of pregnant women in the Jazan region, Saudi Arabia: a descriptive study

Substance consumed n = 100 Pregnant women N (%)
Food
 Any meat 97 (97)
  Meat 12 (12.4)
  Chicken 9 (9.3)
  Both 75 (77.3)
  Other 1 (1.03)
 Any fish 86 (86)
  Tuna 18 (20.9)
  Greasy grouper 27 (31.4)
  Both 40 (46.5)
  Other fish 1 (1.2)
 Fresh fruit 90 (90)
  Bananas 72 (80)
  Oranges 78 (86.6)
  Apples 74 (82.2)
  Other fresh fruit 23 (25.5)
 Any canned foods 71 (71)
  Canned fruits/veggies 37 (52.1)
  Canned soup 34 (47.9)
  Canned tuna 45 (63.4)
  Other canned foods 2 (2.8)
 Sugary desserts 90 (90)
  Ice cream 68 (75.5)
  Baked desserts 65 (72.2)
  Chocolate 78 (86.6)
  Other desserts 2 (2.2)
 Fast foods 81 (81)
  Burgers 58 (71.6)
  French fries 71 (87.6)
  Chicken products 41 (50.6)
  Other fast foods 3 (3.7)
Beverage
 Any water 100 (100)
  Tap water 10 (10)
  Bottled water 92 (92)
  Home-filtered water 5 (5)
  Other water 0 (0)
 Any milk 81 (81)
  Organic 1 (1.2)
  Full fat 60 (74)
  Low fat 19 (23.5)
  Fat-free 5 (6.2)
 Any juice 92 (92)
  Orange juice 75 (81.5)
  Apple juice 46 (50)
  Mixed juice 56 (60.8)
  Other juice 14 (15.2)
 Caffeine 75 (75)
  Coffee 51 (68)
  Tea 56 (74.6)
  Caffeinated drinks 45 (60)
 Energy drinks 7 (7)
  Red Bull 0 (0)
  Code Red 4 (57.1)
  Power Horse 1 (14.3)
  Other 3 (42.8)
 Non-alcoholic beer 5 (5)
Medication
 Over-the-counter 17 (17)
 Medication 2 (11.7)
  Decongestants 3 (17.6)
  Cough/cold medications 0 (0)
  Ibuprofen 1 (5.9)
  Aspirin 14 (82)
  Acetaminophen 4 (23.5)
 Prescribed medication 95 (95)
  Vitamins 46 (48.4)
  Calcium 58 (61.05)
  Morning sickness 27 (28.4)
  Medications 1 (1.05)
  Antidepressants 23 (24.2)
  Pain medications 64 (67.4)
  Iron 77 (81.05)
  Folic acid 18 (18.9)