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Table 2 Binary logistic regression analysis of the generation of mental stress on male

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)
 0–4 121 924 4.22 0.04 1 0.88
 5–7 486 2972 1.02 (0.81–1.29)
Meat (day/week)
 0–4 354 1943 15.00 < 0.01 1 0.01
 5–7 253 1953 1.26 (1.05–1.52)  
Fresh vegetables or fruits (day/week)
 0–4 212 1887 38.51 < 0.01 1 < 0.01
 5–7 395 2009 0.71 (0.58–0.87)  
Fish or aquatic products (day/week)
 0–2 307 2182 6.26 0.01 1 0.04
 3–7 300 1714 0.83 (0.69–0.99)
Milk or dairy products (day/week)
  < 1 346 1682 40.58 < 0.01 1 < 0.01
 1–7 261 2214 1.45 (1.20–1.75)
Eggs or their products (day/week)
 0–2 235 1406 1.56 0.21
 3–7 372 2490
Legumes or their products (day/week)
 0–2 326 2160 0.64 0.42
 3–7 281 1736
Dessert (day/week)
 <1 339 1796 20.02 < 0.01 1 0.67
 1–7 268 2100 1.04 (0.86–1.27)
Fried food (day/week)
 <1 405 1990 51.62 < 0.01 1 0.07
 1–7 202 1906 1.22 (0.98–1.50)
Pickled or smoked food (day/week)
 <1 364 2018 14.07 < 0.01 1 0.09
 1–7 243 1878 1.18 (0.97–1.43)
Nuts (day/week)
 <1 310 1876 2.28 0.32
 1–7 263 1759
Regular exercise
 No 436 3151 9.62 < 0.01 1 < 0.01
 Yes 171 745 0.73 (0.59–0.90)
Marital status
Unmarried/single 52 772 26.54 < 0.01 1  
 Married 555 3124 0.63 (0.46–0.85) < 0.01
Age (years)
  ≤ 43 150 2140 191.86 < 0.01 1  
  > 43 457 1756 0.36 (0.29–0.45) < 0.01
Smoking
 None/Former 351 2390 2.73 0.09 1 0.06
 Current 256 1506 0.84 (0.70–1.01)
Drinking alcohol
 None/Former 291 1793 0.78 0.38 1 0.01
 Current 316 2103 1.26 (1.05–1.52)
  1. *: Adjusted for marital status, age, smoking, drinking alcohol and other variables which were significant in the univariate analysis