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Table 2—

HR (95% CI) of type 2 diabetes according to egg consumption in men and women

Men
Women
nAge adjustedModel 1*nAge adjustedModel 1
Egg intake per week       
    0 104 1.0 1.0 295 1.0 1.0 
    <1 254 1.16 (0.92–1.45) 1.09 (0.87–1.37) 576 1.16 (1.01–1.34) 1.06 (0.92–1.22) 
    1 560 1.19 (0.96–1.46) 1.09 (0.88–1.34) 470 1.10 (0.95–1.27) 0.97 (0.83–1.12) 
    2–4 637 1.30 (1.06–1.61) 1.18 (0.95–1.45) 669 1.65 (1.44–1.89) 1.19 (1.03–1.38) 
    5–6 169 1.73 (1.36–2.21) 1.46 (1.14–1.86) 56 1.97 (1.48–2.63) 1.18 (0.88–1.58) 
    ≥7 197 1.82 (1.44–2.31) 1.58 (1.25–2.01) 46 2.88 (2.11–3.94) 1.77 (1.28–2.43) 
P for trend  <0.0001 <0.0001  <0.0001 <0.0001 
Men
Women
nAge adjustedModel 1*nAge adjustedModel 1
Egg intake per week       
    0 104 1.0 1.0 295 1.0 1.0 
    <1 254 1.16 (0.92–1.45) 1.09 (0.87–1.37) 576 1.16 (1.01–1.34) 1.06 (0.92–1.22) 
    1 560 1.19 (0.96–1.46) 1.09 (0.88–1.34) 470 1.10 (0.95–1.27) 0.97 (0.83–1.12) 
    2–4 637 1.30 (1.06–1.61) 1.18 (0.95–1.45) 669 1.65 (1.44–1.89) 1.19 (1.03–1.38) 
    5–6 169 1.73 (1.36–2.21) 1.46 (1.14–1.86) 56 1.97 (1.48–2.63) 1.18 (0.88–1.58) 
    ≥7 197 1.82 (1.44–2.31) 1.58 (1.25–2.01) 46 2.88 (2.11–3.94) 1.77 (1.28–2.43) 
P for trend  <0.0001 <0.0001  <0.0001 <0.0001 

n = cases of type 2 diabetes.

*

Adjusted for age (continuous), BMI (<25, 25–29.9, and ≥30 kg/m2), smoking (never, former, and current smokers), alcohol consumption (0, 1–3 drinks/month, 1–6 drinks/week, and ≥1 drink/day), vigorous exercise (0, <1, 1–3, and ≥4 times per week), and history of hypercholesterolemia and hypertension.

Adjusted for age (continuous), BMI (<25, 25–29.9, and ≥30 kg/m2), smoking (never, former, and current smokers), alcohol consumption (0, 1–3 drinks/month, 1–6 drinks/week, and ≥1 drink/day), exercise (quintiles of kilocalories per week), red meat intake (<0.5, 0.5–0.9, and ≥1 servings/day), quintiles of energy intake, fruits and vegetables, saturated fatty acids, trans fatty acids, polyunsaturated fatty acids, family history of diabetes, and history of hypercholesterolemia and hypertension.

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