Table 2.

Distributions of baseline demographic, lifestyle, and dietary factors by level of SSB intake

SSB intake (servings/wk)
00.51.0–1.52.0–<4.0≥4.0
Number of subjects10,0554,2064,1012,3152,362
Age, mean (SD), y61.7 (4.2)61.8 (4.2)61.6 (4.2)61.5 (4.2)61.1 (4.2)
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m226.9 (5.3)26.8 (5.0)26.6 (4.6)26.7 (4.9)27.2 (5.4)
WHR, mean (SD)0.83 (0.09)0.83 (0.08)0.83 (0.08)0.83 (0.08)0.84 (0.08)
Current smoking (%)17.613.612.312.918.2
Low physical activity (%)44.145.349.151.556.1
Alcohol use (%)45.145.747.148.645.4
Diabetes (%)9.84.32.82.63.0
Ever estrogen use (%)71.074.074.275.075.3
Dietary intake, mean (SD)
 Total energy intake, kcal1,644 (538)1,799 (575)1,888 (581)2,021 (631)2,227 (711)
 Carbohydrate, g/day194.7 (69.7)217.6 (74.6)229.6 (74.4)248.2 (80.7)284.1 (94.5)
 Protein, g/day77.0 (29.1)81.3 (29.5)83.1 (29.7)86.8 (31.8)88.8 (33.9)
 Total fat, g/day62.6 (25.6)68.9 (26.6)73.0 (27.1)77.2 (29.1)82.2 (32.2)
 Vegetables, servings/wk25.3 (14.9)25.7 (14.7)25.6 (14.2)25.9 (14.2)26.1 (14.7)
 Fruits, servings/wk18.0 (10.9)18.4 (11.0)18.5 (10.5)19.1 (12.2)18.8 (12.0)
 Total meata, servings/wk12.8 (6.7)13.5 (6.7)13.9 (6.7)14.9 (7.1)15.5 (7.9)

Abbreviation: SD, standard deviation.

  • aTotal meat includes chicken, turkey, beef, pork, lamb, hamburger, liver, and processed meat products (bacon, hot dogs, sausage, salami, bologna, and other products).