Table 1.

Mean values for selected characteristics by quintiles of red meat intake

CharacteristicQuintile of red meat intake
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Participants (n)5,8715,8735,8735,8725,872
Cases (n)308263275271221
Age (y)64.363.863.462.962.1
Family history of prostate cancer (%)6.97.77.76.87.5
Race (%)
    Non-Hispanic White85.290.491.692.993.3
    Black4.43.43.42.82.6
    Asian/Pacific Islander8.64.23.22.31.8
    Hispanic1.82.01.71.92.2
Current body mass index, kg/m2 (%)
    <2537.828.524.621.117.6
    25 to <3047.452.451.751.147.9
    ≥3013.217.622.526.333.3
Smoking status (%)
    Never34.732.129.227.524.2
    Current6.08.211.112.216.3
    Former51.651.351.952.551.2
    Pipe/cigar only7.78.47.87.88.4
Vigorous physical activity, h/wk (%)
    None11.313.414.516.320.7
    0.513.217.518.219.718.8
    110.611.711.811.611.5
    215.214.917.015.414.6
    317.015.914.213.811.6
    ≥432.726.724.323.222.9
Aspirin use (%)
    Nonuse46.849.447.849.247.3
    Moderate use (<1/d)19.920.522.021.822.6
History of diabetes (%)7.07.98.38.910.2
Lycopene (mg/d)9.09.810.912.315.5
Supplemental vitamin E (%)
    Nonuse32.938.340.842.145.5
    >0 to <3016.617.918.617.316.2
    30 to <40013.912.310.811.410.8
    ≥40021.016.514.914.613.5
    Past use15.615.114.814.614.1
Fruits (servings/d)4.33.73.32.92.1
Vegetables (servings/d)5.85.55.45.45.2
Total energy intake (kcal/d)1,7991,9852,2212,5333,165
  • NOTE: All values (except age) are adjusted for age.