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Table 5 Logistic regressions with beer versus wine consumption as the dependent variable

From: Beer, wine and lifestyle: a cross-sectional study of the Belgian military population

Dependent variable Independent variable b Se Odds ratio 95 % CI P-value
Beer vs wineb Constant 5.23 0.76    <0.001
Age (years) −0.06 0.01 0.94 0.92–0.96 <0.001
NCO vs soldiers −0.06 0.16 0.94 0.69–1.29 0.707
Officers vs soldiers −0.62 0.23 0.54 0.35–0.84 0.006
BMIa overweight vs normal 0.26 0.15 1.30 0.96–1.75 0.089
BMIa obese vs normal 0.35 0.23 1.43 0.91–2.23 0.122
PA moderate vs low −0.46 0.23 0.63 0.40–0.99 0.049
PA high vs low −0.78 0.21 0.46 0.31–0.69 <0.001
Actual smoking 0.39 0.19 1.47 1.02–2.13 0.038
Total energy (for 100 kcal) 0.03 0.01 1.03 1.01–1.05 0.001
HEI_2010 −0.03 0.01 0.97 0.96–0.99 <0.001
Beer vs wineb Constant 3.96 0.64    <0.001
Age (year) −0.06 0.01 0.94 0.92 <0.001
NCO vs soldiers −0.07 0.16 0.93 0.98 0.662
Officers vs soldiers −0.60 0.23 0.55 0.35 0.008
BMIa overweight vs normal 0.26 0.15 1.29 0.96 0.091
BMIa obese vs normal 0.27 0.29 1.30 0.83 0.244
PA moderate vs low −0.41 0.23 0.66 0.42 0.074
PA high vs low −0.75 0.20 0.47 0.32 <0.001
Actual smoking 0.40 0.19 1.49 1.03 0.033
Total energy (for 100 kcal) 0.03 0.01 1.03 1.01 0.001
MDS −0.10 0.04 0.90 0.83 0.015
Beer vs wineb Constant 2.96 0.66    <0.001
Age (year) −0.06 0.01 0.94 0.92 <0.001
NCO vs soldiers −0.07 0.17 0.93 0.68 0.678
Officers vs soldiers −0.60 0.23 0.55 0.35 0.009
BMIa overweight vs normal 0.28 0.16 1.32 0.97 0.074
BMIa obese vs normal 0.34 0.23 1.41 0.89 0.139
PA moderate vs low −0.37 0.23 0.69 0.44 0.120
PA high vs low −0.59 0.21 0.56 0.37 0.005
Actual smoking 0.22 0.19 1.24 0.85 0.255
Total energy (for 100 kcal) 0.05 0.01 1.05 1.03 <0.001
HDP (PCA) −0.63 0.08 0.54 0.46 <0.001
  1. BMI body mass index, NCO non-commissioned officers, PA physical activity, HEI_2010 Healthy eating index 2010, MDS Mediterranean diet score, HDP (PCA) healthy dietary pattern (principal component analysis)
  2. aBMI was classified according to the World Health Organization [19]; PA was stratified as low, moderate and high according to the International Physical Activity Questionnaire [20]
  3. bBeer consumers were defined as those for whom 60 % or more of their total alcohol consumption was beer; wine consumers were defined as those for whom 60 % or more of their total alcohol consumption was wine