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Table 5 Characteristics of the participants according to DII quartile for Brazilian women

From: Lack of association between dietary inflammatory index and low impact fractures in the Brazilian population: the Brazilian Osteoporosis Study (BRAZOS)

Characteristics Quartile 1 (≤ + 0.69) Quartile 2 (+ 0.69 a + 1.39) Quartile 3 (+ 1.39 a + 1.93) Quartile 4 (> 1.93) P value
Mean or n SD or % Mean or n SD or % Mean or n SD or % Mean or n SD or %
Age (years) 60.7 13.6 59.4 13.8 60.4 14.0 60.4 13.7 0.44
Weight (kg) 64.8 14.3 64.7 13.3 64.0 13.2 65.1 13.9 0.72
BMI (kg/m2) 26.2 5.6 26.2 5.2 26.2 4.9 26.6 5.3 0.43
Alcohol          0.35
 Yes 76 19.2 73 18.3 88 22.3 89 22.5  
 No 320 80.8 325 81.7 307 77.7 307 77.5  
 Mean consumption 5.9 17.2 7.5 20.5 5.8 14.8 3.7 7.9 0.16
Geographic region          0.006
 South 73 18.4 68 17.1 63 15.9 52 13.1  
 Southeast 134 33.8 149 37.4 160 40.5 116 29.3  
 Central-West 63 15.9 58 14.6 50 12.7 57 14.4  
 North 41 10.4 49 12.3 50 12.7 108 27.3  
 Northeast 85 21.5 74 18.6 72 18.2 63 15.9  
Marital status          0.35
 Single 41 10.4 39 9.8 45 11.4 50 12.6  
 Married 203 51.3 190 47.7 190 48.1 179 45.2  
 Widowed 115 29.0 132 33.2 126 31.9 130 32.8  
 Divorced/separated 26 6.6 16 4.0 13 3.3 19 4.8  
Low impact fractures          0.15
 Yes 37 9.3 35 8.8 21 5.3 33 8.3  
 No 359 90.7 363 91.2 374 94.7 363 91.7  
NSAIDsa 20 5.1 22 5.5 11 2.8 19 4.8 0.26
Statins 16 4.0 6 1.5 3 0.8 5 1.3 0.003
Hypertension 26 17.2 35 22.6 20 12.7 16 11.3 0.03
Diabetes mellitus 155 39.1 155 38.9 149 37.7 134 33.8 0.38
Osteoporosis 41 10.4 53 13.3 47 11.9 31 7.8 0.08
Dyslipidemia 53 13.4 48 12.1 47 11.9 45 11.4 0.84
  1. SD Standard deviation, BMI Body mass index
  2. aNSAIDs Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs