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Table 1 Characteristics of participants [mean (standard deviations) or percentages], baseline to 10-years of follow-up

From: Beneficial changes in food consumption and nutrient intake after 10 years of follow-up in a Mediterranean cohort: the SUN project

  Baseline 10 years of follow-up p value
N 3036 3036  
Age (years) 35. (10.1) 45.8 (10.1) <0.001
Men (%) 44.2 44.2  
BMI (kg/m2 ) 23.2 (3.2) 24.1 (3.5) <0.001
Physical activity during leisure time (METs-h/week) 18.8 (20.7) -  
Smoking status:    
Former smokers (%) 24.6 27.7a <0.001
Current smokers (%) 26.5 14.8a <0.001
Hypertension (%) 4.9 6.0 <0.001
Diabetes (%) 1.0 1.0 <0.001
Hypercholesterolemia (%) 14.7 15.1 <0.001
Educacional level (years of university education) 5.1 (1.5) -  
Dietary supplement use 14.4 19.8 <0.001
Following a special diet 5.6 9.4 <0.001
Mediterranean diet score 4.3 (1.7) 4.8 (1.6) <0.001
  1. aData to 8-years of follow-up