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Table 4 Comparison of cardiometabolic index (CMI)-related variables between height-matched non- and very heavy drinker groups

From: A U-shaped relationship between alcohol consumption and cardiometabolic index in middle-aged men

  Nondrinkers Very heavy drinkers P value
Number 686 686
Height (cm) 170.05 ± 0.24 170.10 ± 0.24 0.88
CMI 1.15 (0.67, 2.15) 1.15 (0.64, 2.18) 0.69
Adjusted log(CMI) 0.095 ± 0.014 0.065 ± 0.014 0.15
High CMI (%) 32.7 33.5 0.77
OR for high CMI    
 Crude 1 1.01 (0.96-1.07) 0.73
 Adjusted 1 0.98 (0.93-1.04) 0.53
  1. Shown are numbers, means ± standard errors, medians with 25 and 75 percentile values indicated in parentheses, and odds ratios with 95 % confidence intervals indicated in parentheses. Age and histories of smoking and regular exercise were adjusted in multivariate analyses. OR odds ratio