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Table 2 Multivariate-adjusted means 1 and SE for total Cardiovascular Health Score and cardiovascular health metrics, MSLS (n = 673) and ORISCAV-LUX (n = 1145)

From: Cardiovascular health: a cross-national comparison between the Maine Syracuse Study (Central New York, USA) and ORISCAV-LUX (Luxembourg)

Cardiovascular Health variable Central New York MSLS Luxembourg ORISCAV-LUX Mean difference p-value
  M SE M SE   
Total Cardiovascular Health Score, 0-8 3.8 0.08 4.2 0.05 −0.38 <0.001
Cardiovascular Health metrics       
 Smoking, no cigarettes per day 2.3 0.34 2.3 0.21 −0.04 0.93
 BMI, kg/m2 29.9 0.26 27.0 0.17 2.89 <0.001
 Physical activity, mins/wk2 358 46 754 26 −396 <0.001
 Total cholesterol, mg/dl 201.3 2.04 207.4 1.30 −6.08 0.017
 Systolic BP, mm Hg 122.7 0.85 132.7 0.54 −9.94 <0.001
 Diastolic BP, mm Hg 70.1 0.52 83.9 0.33 −13.85 <0.001
 Fasting blood glucose, mg/dl 96.1 1.03 94.7 0.65 1.37 0.29
 RFS, 0-183 8.9 0.14 10.9 0.09 −2.0 <0.001
 non-RFS, 0-134 3.5 0.08 3.0 0.05 0.55 <0.001
  1. 1Adjusted mean values for age, gender, education and income.
  2. 2Includes moderate and intense physical activity.
  3. 3Higher scores indicate higher intake of recommended foods.
  4. 4Higher scores indicate higher intake of non-recommended foods.