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Table 2 Akaike Information Criterion values‡ for Models with and without Interactions by Sex and Age in 9,867 Older Chinese Men (2,498) and Women (7,369) in Phase 3 of the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study (2006-8).

From: Childhood meat eating and inflammatory markers: The Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study

   All Men Women
  Model † Interaction by sex Interaction by age Interaction by age
   with without with without with without
White blood cell count 1 36632 36634 9662 9656 26958 26946
  2 35981 35980 9565 9558 26417 26404
Lymphocyte count 1 17899 17901 4779 4774 13130 13111
  2 17360 17365 4700 4692 12681 12663
Granulocyte count 1 31907 31905 8610 8603 23251 23241
  2 31545 31542 8568 8561 22947 22936
  1. †Model 1 adjusted for age, smoking, parental possessions and education
  2. Model 2 additionally adjusted for body mass index and waist-hip ratio
  3. ‡A lower Akaike Information Criterion value indicates a better fitting model