Table 7

Percent use of supplements by gender, smoking status, and E4 in subjects aged 60 and older in the Personalized Medicine Research Project

Never Smoked

Current Smokers

With E4

No E4

With E4

No E4

Females

N*

374

1157

39

133

% Use

% Use

% Use

% Use

Vit. A IU

73.3

71.3

71.8

60.9

Vit. A RAE

73.3

71.3

71.8

60.9

Beta Car.

72.7

70.7

71.8

61.7

Vit. E

78.3

76.2

74.4

66.9

Vit. C

79.9

76.1

74.4

72.2

Thiamin

74.3

71.6

71.8

61.7

Riboflavin

74.3

71.6

71.8

61.7

Niacin

74.3

72.4

71.8

61.7

Vit. B6

74.9

72.5

71.8

62.4

Folic Acid

74.1

71.3

71.8

63.9

Vit. B12

72.5

69.8

71.8

60.2

Calcium

68.2

72.0

56.4

58.6

Magnesium

64.2

60.3

64.1

51.1

Iron

65.8

62.9

64.1

54.1

Zinc

65.0

62.1

66.7

51.9

Copper

64.2

60.3

64.1

51.1

Vit. D

72.5

69.8

71.8

60.2

Selenium

1.6

2.0

0.0

3.8

Males

N*

190

477

33

101

% Use

% Use

% Use

% Use

Vit. A IU

47.9

57.9

39.4

56.4

Vit. A RAE

47.9

57.9

39.4

56.4

Beta Car.

47.9

58.1

39.4

57.4

Vit. E

53.7

60.6

45.5

57.4

Vit. C

54.2

63.5

48.5

61.4

Thiamin

48.4

59.5

39.4

56.4

Riboflavin

48.4

59.5

39.4

56.4

Niacin

51.1

60.4

39.4

57.4

Vit. B6

48.4

60.6

45.5

57.4

Folic Acid

48.4

58.7

45.5

57.4

Vit. B12

47.4

57.2

39.4

56.4

Calcium

26.8

32.1

33.3

29.7

Magnesium

40.5

50.1

36.4

48.5

Iron

42.1

52.4

36.4

50.5

Zinc

42.1

52.0

39.4

49.5

Copper

40.5

50.1

36.4

48.5

Vit. D

47.4

57.2

39.4

56.4

Selenium

4.7

6.5

3.0

1.0


*N refers to the number of participants

Strobush et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:13   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-13

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