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Table 6 The odds ratio (OR) and 95% confidence interval (95% CI) of the elevated glucose level (≥ 100 mg/dl) in relation to habitual egg consumption in the study group

From: Association between egg consumption and elevated fasting glucose prevalence in relation to dietary patterns in selected group of Polish adults

GroupCategory of habitual egg intakeOR (95% CI)
Model 1Model 2Model 3Model 4
(Western DP)
Model 5
(Prudent DP)
Model 6 (Traditional DP)
Women (n = 1041)≤1 egg/week1.001.001.001.001.001.00
2–4 eggs/week0.92 (0.71–1.21)0.87 (0.66–1.14)0.87 (0.66–1.15)0.81 (0.61–1.07)0.87 (0.66–1.15)0.86 (0.65–1.13)
≥5 eggs/week1.06 (0.67–1.67)1.06 (0.66–1.71)1.06 (0.65–1.71)0.99 (0.62–1.59)1.09 (0.67–1.78)1.01 (0.65–1.56)
10 g increased egg intake/day1.03 (0.93–1.14)1.02 (0.92–1.13)1.02 (0.92–1.13)1.00 (0.90–1.10)1.02 (0.92–1.14)1.01 (0.91–1.12)
Men (n = 589)≤1 egg/week1.001.001.001.001.001.00
2–4 eggs/week1.17 (0.81–1.69)1.07 (0.73–1.571.06 (0.72–1.56)0.97 (0.65–1.44)1.07 (0.72–1.57)1.05 (0.71–1.55)
≥5 eggs/week1.79 (1.13–2.84)1.71 (1.05–2.77)1.66 (1.01–2.74)1.32 (0.77–2.28)1.65 (0.99–2.72)1.61 (0.97–2.67)
10 g increased egg intake/day1.10 (1.01–1.21)1.08 (0.98–1.19)1.07 (0.97–1.18)1.02 (0.92–1.13)1.07 (0.97–1.18)1.06 (0.96–1.17)
Overall* (n = 1630)≤1 egg/week1.001.001.001.001.001.00
2–4 eggs/week1.00 (0.97–1.03)0.94 (0.75–1.17)0.94 (0.75–1.17)0.86 (0.68–1.08)0.94 (0.75–1.17)0.92 (0.74–1.16)
≥5 eggs/week1.39 (1.03–1.89)1.34 (0.96–1.87)1.33 (0.94–1.87)1.16 (0.82–1.66)1.34 (0.95–1.89)1.28 (0.90–1.81)
10 g increased egg intake/day1.07 (1.01–1.15)1.05 (0.98–1.13)1.05 (0.98–1.12)1.02 (0.95–1.10)1.05 (0.98–1.13)1.04 (0.97–1.12)
  1. DP – dietary pattern; Model 1 – without adjustment for confounding variables; Model 2 – adjusted for age and body mass index (BMI); Model 3 – adjusted for age, BMI, percentage of energy from saturated fatty acids (SFA) and simple sugars intake/1000 kcal; Model 4 - adjusted for age, BMI, percentage of energy from SFA, simple sugars intake/1000 kcal and factor score for “Western” DP; Model 5 - adjusted for age, BMI, percentage of energy from SFA, simple sugars intake/1000 kcal and factor score for “prudent” DP; Model 6 - adjusted for age, BMI, percentage of energy from SFA, simple sugars intake/1000 kcal and factor score for “traditional” DP; * - all models (exc. Model 1) additionally adjusted for sex