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Table 5 Association between the BALANCE dietary index and characteristics of men and women with history of cardiovascular diseases

From: Development of a dietary index based on the Brazilian Cardioprotective Nutritional Program (BALANCE)

  MEN WOMEN
Population characteristics Crude Adjusteda Crude Adjusteda
Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI
Age, years (continuous) 0.06 0.01; 0.11 0.04 −0.01;0.10 0.05 −0.01; 0.11 0.04 −0.022; 0.10
BMI, kg/m2 (continuous) − 0.09 − 0.20; 0.01 − 0.02 − 0.24; 0.20 − 0.08 − 0.17; 0.01 0.02 − 0.16; 0.20
Waist circumference, cm (continuous) − 0.04 − 0.08; 0.00 − 0.04 − 0.12; 0.05 − 0.04 − 0.08; 0.00 − 0.06 − 0.13; 0.02
Hypertension (no = 0, yes = 1) 1.77 0.35; 3.18 1.86 0.41; 3.32 −2.38; −2.26; 1.78 − 0.37 −2.46; 1.73
Dyslipidemia (no = 0, yes = 1) − 0.20 −1.30; 0.91 − 0.53 −1.67; 0.61 − 0.18 − 1.43; 1.07 − 0.39 − 1.68; 0.90
Diabetes (no = 0, yes = 1) 0.37 −0.55; 1.29 0.40 − 0.54; 1.34 1.18 0.16; 2.20 1.56 0.48; 2.63
Smoking status (never smoked = 0)
 Former smoker 0.01 − 1.00; 1.03 0.01 − 1.01; 1.03 0.30 − 1.67; 2.27 −0.12 − 1.21; 0.96
 Current smoker −2.53 −4.41; − 0.66 −2.13 −4.03; − 0.22 0.64 − 1.30; 2.58 −0.15 − 2.14; 1.84
  1. BALANCE = Brazilian Cardioprotective Nutritional Program
  2. BMI Body mass index
  3. aAdjusted for age, BMI, waist circumference, hypertension, dyslipidemia, diabetes and smoking status