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Table 1 Characteristics of the studies included in the meta-analysis

From: Effects of fatty and lean fish intake on stroke risk: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

Study Location Study name Length of follow up Participants Gender (men %) No. of cases/size Quantile Adjusted RR (95% CI)
Fatty fish Lean fish
Bonaccio, 2017 [15] Italy Moli-sani study 4.3 General population aged ≥35 years (mean 54.7 years) 46.0 66/20969 3 0.69 (0.24–1.94) 0.91 (0.30, 2.75)
Amiano, 2015 [16] Spain EPICa-Spain 13.8 Participants were mostly blood donors (55–60%) aged 20–69 years 37.8 674/41020 5 0.97 (0.67–1.42) b
1.30 (0.87–1.94) c
0.84 (0.55–1.29) b
1.03 (0.65–1.65) c
Atkinson, 2011 [17] Caerphilly, UK Caerphilly Prospective Study 18 Representative population samples aged 45–59 years (mean 53.3 years) 100 225/2710 5 0.66 (0.41–1.05) 0.92 (0.57–1.51)
Larsson, 2011 [18] Sweden Swedish Mannograpy cohort 10.4 Population-based mammography screening women aged 49-83 years (mean 61.4 years) 0 1680/34670 4 0.94 (0.68–1.29) 0.67 (0.49–0.93)
Myint, 2006 [19] Norfolk, UK EPIC-Norfolk 8.5 Free-living population aged 40–79 years (mean 58.7 years) 45.1 421/24312 2 0.88 (0.65–1.19) b
0.69 (0.51–0.94) c
 
  1. aEuropean Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
  2. bMen
  3. 3Women