Table 3

OR of MetS and corresponding 95%CIs on tertiles of factor scores from a PCFA
Nutrient pattern Tertiles of dietary nutrient pattern factor score
Low Middle High P for trend
Vitamin B group
  Model 1 1 0.47 (0.24, 0.95) 0.38 (0.18, 0.76) 0.007
  Model 2 1 0.21 (0.08, 0.57) 0.16 (0.05, 0.47) 0.001
Protein and lipids
  Model 1 1 0.37 (0.19,0.75) 0.98 (0.49, 1.96) 0.96
  Model 2 1 0.43 (0.16, 1.14) 1.20 (0.46, 3.14) 0.71
Vitamin E and minerals
  Model 1 1 0.90 (0.45, 1.79) 0.73 (0.37, 1.44) 0.36
  Model 2 1 1.64 (0.63, 4.25) 0.73 (0.29, 1.86) 0.51
Antioxidant vitamins
  Model 1 1 3.24 (1.56, 6.73) 1.30 (0.65, 2.63) 0.46
  Model 2 1 2.89 (1.04, 7.96) 2.22 (0.82, 5.94) 0.11

Model 1 was adjusted for age, sex, education level, smoking status and physical activity level.

Model 2 was adjusted for all the aforementioned factors as well as BMI.

Bian et al.

Bian et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:106   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-106

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