Table 4.

Meat and fish consumption and mortality from circulatory diseases and ischemic heart diseases

Circulatory diseases
Ischemic heart diseases
DeathsRR* (95% CI)DeathsRR* (95% CI)
Meat consumption
    Never1621471
    ≤Once a month291.01 (0.67-1.52)91.01 (0.47-2.19)
    >Once a month211.39 (0.86-2.25)31.80 (0.82-3.94)
    ≥3 times/wk72.02 (0.91-4.44)14.78 (1.86-12.28)
Ptrend0.080.006
Meat products consumption
    Never1781511
    ≤Once a month221.07 (0.73-1.56)71.29 (0.68-2.43)
    >Once a month192.38 (0.94-6.05)25.24 (1.64-16.71)
Ptrend0.270.04
Fish consumption
    Never1471401
    ≤Once a month391.10 (0.76-1.59)121.11 (0.56-2.23)
    >Once a month331.24 (0.83-1.85)82.11 (1.13-3.96)
Ptrend0.280.03
  • NOTE: Included are only those with nonmissing data in the variables from Table 3 and this table.

  • * Adjusted for age, gender, and all other variables in Table 3 except dietary group.