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Table 1 Binary logistic regression analysis of the generation of mental stress on female

From: Dietary, physical exercises and mental stress in a Chinese population: a cross-sectional study

Terms Mental stress, n (%) Z P Adjusted OR (95% CI)* P*
No Yes
Cereal crop (day/week)
 0–4 129 712 23.34 < 0.01 1 0.17
 5–7 648 2155 0.85 (0.68–1.07)
Meat (day/week)
 0–4 475 1761 0.02 0.88
 5–7 302 1106
Fresh vegetables or fruits (day/week)
 0–4 168 1028 56.18 < 0.01 1 < 0.01
 5–7 609 1839 0.71 (0.57–0.87)  
Fish or aquatic products (day/week)
 0–2 431 1781 11.34 < 0.01 1 0.01
 2–7 346 1086 0.80 (0.67–0.95)
Milk or dairy products (day/week)
  < 1 325 970 17.05 < 0.01 1 0.11
 1–7 452 1897 1.16 (0.97–1.39)
Eggs or their products (day/week)
 0–2 217 938 6.48 0.01 1 0.21
 3–7 560 1929 0.88 (0.72–1.07)
Legumes or their products (day/week)
 0–2 426 1677 3.37 0.07 1 0.92
 3–7 351 1190 1.01 (0.85–1.21)
Dessert (day/week)
 <1 374 1051 33.81 < 0.01 1 0.38
 1–7 403 1816 1.08 (0.90–1.30)
Fried food (day/week)
 <1 577 1649 72.10 < 0.01 1 < 0.01
 1–7 200 1218 1.41 (1.14–1.72)
Pickled or smoked food (day/week)
 <1 482 1684 2.76 0.09 1 0.68
 1–7 295 1183 1.04 (0.87–1.25)
Nuts (day/week)
 <1 365 1324 0.39 0.82
 1–7 353 1307
Regular exercise
 No 538 2333 54.14 < 0.01 1 < 0.01
 Yes 239 533 0.64 (0.53–0.77)
Marital status
 Unmarried/single 48 524 67.63 < 0.01 1 < 0.01
 Married 729 2343 0.57 (0.41–0.79)
Age (years)
  ≤ 43 201 1618 228.47 < 0.01 1 < 0.01
  > 43 576 1249 0.37 (0.30–0.44)
Smoking
 None/Former 763 2797 1.11 0.29 1 0.32
 Current 14 70 0.73 (0.39–1.36)
Drinking alcohol
 None/Former 716 2541 7.98 < 0.01 1 0.12
 Current 61 326 1.27 (0.94–1.73)
  1. *: Adjusted for marital status, age, smoking, drinking alcohol and other variables which were significant in the univariate analysis