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Table 3 ANOVA for comparison of CVD associated characteristics across dietary clusters among adults in the COBRA study

From: Do dietary patterns explain high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors among Pakistani urban adults? A cross-sectional study

Biological variables (mean ± SD) Cluster 1
n = 447
Cluster 2
n = 745
Cluster 3
n = 354
P value*
BMI (kg/m2) 25.9 ± 5.0a,b 24.8 ± 5.6 24.3 ± 4.9 <0.01
WC (cm) 89.0 ± 12.2b 87.5 ± 13.2 86.6 ± 11.1 <0.01
SBP (mmHg) 127.4 ± 19.6a,b 131.4 ± 19.4 131.6 ± 19.2 <0.01
Cholesterol (mg/dL) 187.5 ± 35.4 184.0 ± 39.5 186.0 ± 33.6 0.66
LDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 115.1 ± 28.7 112.3 ± 30.7 115.5 ± 26.7 0.97
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 152.1 ± 90.0 144.4 ± 91.8 147.5 ± 82.8 0.41
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 41.0 ± 10.8b 40.5 ± 10.1 39.3 ± 9.2 <0.01
FBS (mg/dl) 102.6 ± 29.8 102.0 ± 27.9 100.0 ± 29.3 0.26
  1. BMI Body mass index, WC Waist circumference, SBP Systolic blood pressure, LDL Low density lipoprotein, HDL High density lipoprotein, FBS Fasting blood sugar
  2. aSignificant difference between cluster 1 & 2 using Tukey HSD
  3. bSignificant difference between cluster 1 & 3 using Tukey HSD