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Research Article

Sociodemographic and Lifestyle Statistics of Oldest Old People (>80 Years) Living in Ikaria Island: The Ikaria Study

Table 2

Lifestyle and dietary characteristics of the 𝑛 = 1 8 7 oldest old (>80 yrs) people participated in the Ikaria Study.

MenWomen 𝑃

𝑁 8998
Physical activity status, %<.001
Low 16.329.8
Moderate 66.668.1
High 22.12.1
Current smoking, %17.07.0.04
Former smoking, %82.025.0<.001
MedDietScore (0–55) 3 8 ± 2 . 7 3 8 ± 3 . 0 .97
Energy intake (kcal/day) 1 4 2 5 ± 5 3 2 1 0 8 7 ± 4 6 0 <.001
Alcohol drinking (mL/day) 1 8 6 ± 1 8 1 1 1 7 ± 1 1 4 .04
Coffee drinking (mL/day) 3 3 9 ± 2 6 0 2 9 3 ± 2 2 8 .25
Tea drinking (mL/day) 1 0 9 ± 8 4 9 7 ± 9 0 .53
Consumption of food groups in times/week
Olive oil 6 . 8 ± 2 . 7 5 . 3 ± 2 . 5 <.001
Cereals 1 . 7 ± 2 . 5 0 . 9 ± 1 . 7 .02
Fruits 5 . 5 ± 3 . 1 3 . 9 ± 2 . 7 .001
Vegetables and salads 4 . 8 ± 2 . 8 3 . 5 ± 2 . 8 .004
Legumes 2 . 0 ± 1 . 5 1 . 3 ± 1 . 1 .001
Fish 2 . 1 ± 1 . 6 1 . 5 ± 1 . 2 .001
Potatoes 3 . 3 ± 0 . 9 3 . 1 ± 0 . 8 .20
Sweets 1 . 2 ± 2 . 4 1 . 3 ± 2 . 1 .88
Red meat and products 1 . 8 ± 1 . 9 1 . 2 ± 1 . 4 .02

Data are presented as mean ± SD or relative frequencies. 𝑃 -values derived using the 𝑡 -test, the Mann-Whitney test (for food groups), or the chi-square test (for the categorical variables).