Table 1

Baseline information by categories of red and processed meat and poultry consumption and sex in the EPIC cohort.

All

Red meat

Processed meat

Poultry

0 to 9.9 g/day

≥160 g/day

0 to 9.9 g/day

≥160 g/day

0 to 4.9 g/day

≥80 g/day


Men

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to 3)

Age at recruitment (years)

52.3

45.1

-59.1

46.9

38.0

-57.0

53.3

50.1

-57.7

50.7

41.2

-60.1

49.5

43.1

-55.5

51.3

42.6

-59.6

52.3

45.9

-57.8

BMI (kg/m2)

26.1

24.0

-28.5

24.4

22.4

-26.6

27.0

24.9

-29.8

25.8

23.4

-28.4

27.1

24.8

-29.8

25.3

23.2

-27.7

27.4

25.1

-30.1

Energy intake (kcal/day)

2351

1947

-2816

2028

1659

-2459

3101

2680

-3616

2119

1749

-2552

3206

2739

-3750

2216

1814

-2681

2673

2240

-3162

Alcohol intake (g/day)

12.9

4.2

-29.7

8.2

1.7

-19.0

23.4

9.4

-47.2

10.2

2.3

-24.3

19.0

6.1

-40.3

10.3

2.6

-24.4

15.1

3.3

-35.0

Red meat (g/day)

51.0

26.3

-82.4

--

--

32.5

2.9

-63.8

54.0

31.7

-86.7

28.0

4.9

-59.9

65.8

34.8

-100.5

Processed meat (g/day)

33.2

14.7

-58.3

2.0

0.1

-15.9

48.2

26.8

-75.1

--

--

30.1

3.8

-59.7

29.3

13.6

-55.0

Poultry (g/day)

15.1

6.5

-27.6

0.0

0.0

-8.1

24.2

12.4

-38.4

12.2

0.0

-30.2

13.2

5.6

-26.2

--

--

Vegetable intake (g/day)

149.6

93.0

-246.0

203.3

119.4

-306.3

198.5

130.2

-294.1

284.0

167.6

-433.5

120.4

82.3

-181.4

127.3

75.9

-216.3

233.5

155.5

-346.2

Fruit intake (g/day)

157.0

82.2

-280.7

182.0

97.8

-304.8

142.9

64.7

-254.6

251.1

139.8

-388.0

115.0

66.0

-207.6

135.9

72.0

-242.7

235.2

115.2

-391.3

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Never smoker

46191

36.3

5892

50.6

769

28.1

9602

39.6

619

28.7

10707

39.7

745

33.0

Former smoker

47210

37.1

4161

35.7

877

32.1

8570

35.4

816

37.8

9784

36.3

909

40.2

Current smoker

33920

26.6

1592

13.7

1090

39.8

6059

25.0

723

33.5

6449

23.9

606

26.8

Physically inactivea

23258

18.3

2057

17.7

408

14.9

5751

23.7

346

16.0

4854

18.0

397

17.6

Physically activea

31425

24.7

2908

25.0

856

31.3

5055

20.9

559

25.9

6295

23.4

621

27.5

University degree

34429

27.0

5335

45.8

641

23.4

7956

32.8

522

24.2

8859

32.9

479

21.2

Women

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Median

(Q1 to Q3)

Age at recruitment (years)

50.9

44.8

-57.5

47.8

38.6

-55.5

51.9

47.0

-57.2

51.1

42.0

-58.9

47.7

42.3

-53.8

50.3

42.7

-57.8

51.8

44.6

-58.0

BMI (kg/m2)

24.1

21.9

-27.2

22.9

21.0

-25.5

24.8

22.2

-28.3

23.9

21.6

-27.2

26.6

23.4

-30.7

23.3

21.2

-26.0

26.8

23.8

-30.4

Energy intake (kcal/day)

1871

1548

-2252

1718

1399

-2087

2561

2183

-3057

1730

1430

-2079

2695

2305

-3154

1789

1468

-2156

2053

1687

-2509

Alcohol intake (g/day)

3.5

0.6

-11.1

3.3

0.5

-10.3

6.1

0.8

-18.2

2.6

0.4

-10.0

4.5

0.9

-12.1

3.6

0.6

-10.9

1.9

0.0

-10.1

Red meat (g/day)

33.1

16.1

-56.7

--

--

20.4

2.2

-44.6

38.4

21.7

-65.9

13.8

1.4

-38.2

35.4

16.7

-62.8

Processed meat (g/day)

21.4

9.1

-38.5

4.6

1.0

-20.7

29.9

16.2

-51.4

--

--

15.4

2.0

-34.3

16.7

6.4

-32.4

Poultry (g/day)

12.6

4.6

-22.3

0.6

0.0

-8.1

15.1

0.0

-35.7

8.2

0.0

-19.5

13.2

5.5

-23.8

--

--

Vegetable intake (g/day)

184.4

117.2

-284.3

219.6

133.8

-327.1

290.8

188.1

-419.2

241.9

150.7

-362.4

159.9

101.3

-244.4

179.8

108.8

-286.1

259.9

171.2

-375.6

Fruit intake (g/day)

209.9

120.1

-324.0

212.7

121.0

-331.9

226.4

122.4

-343.5

251.6

149.9

-377.7

180.5

96.3

-276.4

194.7

110.7

-308.0

257.8

150.0

-411.2

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Number

%

Never smoker

186026

57.9

34149

61.7

640

58.8

53821

63.1

333

53.5

48343

58.4

1671

62.5

Former smoker

72311

22.5

13925

25.2

219

20.1

18263

21.4

125

20.1

19377

23.4

548

20.5

Current smoker

62910

19.6

7255

13.1

230

21.1

13271

15.5

164

26.4

15127

18.3

454

17.0

Physically inactivea

69310

21.6

10273

18.6

278

25.5

22890

26.8

173

27.8

15243

18.4

838

31.4

Physically activea

45458

14.2

8883

16.1

125

11.5

13497

15.8

75

12.1

13749

16.6

377

14.1

University degree

72647

22.6

18870

34.1

295

27.1

23490

27.5

117

18.8

23999

29.0

403

15.1


aas determined using the Cambridge physical activity score (including leisure time and occupational physical activity); physically inactive included the categories 'inactive' and 'moderately inactive', physically active included 'active' and 'moderately active' participants. BMI, body mass index; Q1 to Q3, range between quartiles 1 and 3.

Rohrmann et al. BMC Medicine 2013 11:63   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-11-63

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