Table 1

Characteristics of study subjects (%)

Men

N = 83

Women

N = 130


Age category (years)

< 30

45.8

35.4

30–44

38.6

41.5

≥ 45

15.0

23.1

Years in Spain

< 6

42.2

36.9

6–10

26.5

39.2

≥ 11

31.3

23.8

Body mass index*

< 30

89.0

76.8

≥ 30

11.0

23.2

Self-reported health**

Very good

30.0

13.8

Good

46.3

47.2

Fair/poor

18.2

39.0

Self-reported CVD condition*

Yes

16.9

23.1

No

83.1

76.9

Smoking status

Non-smoker

90.4

86.9

Former smoker

4.8

6.9

Smoker

4.8

6.2

Regular practice of exercise/sports**

No

39.0

65.9

Yes

61.0

34.1

Frequency of intake of traditional foods (per week)

≤ Once

37.3

32.3

2–4 times

41.0

44.6

≥ 5 times

21.7

23.1


* p < 0.05 **p < 0.01 Chi2

Delisle et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:3   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-3

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