Table 1: Population characteristic of the BPRHS participants.

CharacteristicsMen ( )Women ( )
Mean ± s.d.Mean ± s.d.

Age, y56.7 ± 7.957.4 ± 7.5
BMI, kg/m229.5 ± 5.032.9 ± 7.0*
Waist, cm102 ± 14.1102 ± 15.4
Hip, cm104 ± 11.0111 ± 14.5*
Weight, kg83.2 ± 16.778.7 ± 17.5*
Physical activity score32.5 ± 5.831.1 ± 4.0*
Food intake, g/d3977 ± 17473392 ± 1478*
Energy intake, kcal/d2789 ± 14582112 ± 1076*
Total protein, g/d113 ± 57.688.2 ± 44.9*
Total fat, g/d102 ± 58.275.7 ± 43.1*
Sugar, % of energy18.6 ± 7.821.2 ± 8.3*
SFA, % of energy9.92 ± 2.559.50 ± 2.29*
MUFA, % of energy11.3 ± 2.1611.0 ± 2.14*
PUFA, % of energy8.85 ± 2.028.72 ± 2.09
n-3 : n-6 PUFA ratio0.09 ± 0.020.10 ± 0.03
Current smoker, n (%)135 (34.18)196 (20.74)*
Current drinker, n (%)201 (76.20)335 (35.45)*
Diabetes, n (%)153 (38.73)377 (39.89)*
Overweight, n (%)322 (81.52)840 (88.89)*
Obese, n (%)171 (43.29)585 (61.90)*
Abdominal obesity, n (%)174 (44.05)420 (44.44)
BDNFrs6265       GG241595
genotype        GA86203
          AA823

*Indicates significant difference ( ) between men and women.