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Table 1 The association of consuming tree nuts with weight/adiposity and blood pressure measurements in adults participating in the 2005–2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

From: Tree Nut consumption is associated with better adiposity measures and cardiovascular and metabolic syndrome health risk factors in U.S. Adults: NHANES 2005–2010

Variable Number Tree Nut Consumers LS Mean ± SE Non-Consumers LS Mean ± SE p
Weight (kg)a 14,229 80.7 ± 0.9 82.2 ± 0.3 0.102
BMI (kg/m2)a 14,204 27.9 ± 0.3* 28.7 ± 0.1* 0.004
WC (cm)a 13,838 96.1 ± 0.7* 98.0 ± 0.3* 0.008
Systolic BP (mm Hg)b 13,918 119.5 ± 0.8* 122.1 ± 0.2* 0.001
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)b 13,851 71.8 ± 0.8 70.6 ± 0.3 0.221
  1. Abbreviations: BMI = Body mass index, WC = Waist circumference, BP = Blood pressure
  2. aCovariates: Gender, Ethnicity, Age, Poverty Index Ratio, Physical Activity Level (sedentary, moderate, active), Current Smoker Status, and Alcohol
  3. bCovariates: Gender, Ethnicity, Age, Poverty Index Ratio, Physical Activity Level (sedentary, moderate, active), Current Smoker Status, Alcohol, and BMI
  4. *Significantly Different
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