Volume 10 — December 05, 2013
Food Security and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Among Adults in the United States: Findings From the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003–2008
|Age, y||Food Security Status||Mean||95% CI|
|Age, y||Food Security Status||Prevalence Ratio||95% CI|
Figure. Least-square adjusted mean (95% confidence interval) predicted 10-year cardiovascular disease risk (Panel A) and adjusted prevalence ratios (95% confidence interval) for predicted 10-year cardiovascular disease risk greater than 20% (Panel B) among adults aged 30 to 74 years, by age group and food security status, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003–2008. Results are adjusted for sex, race/ethnicity, educational status, health insurance status, alcohol use, body mass index, and concentration of C-reactive protein.
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