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Table 6 Median values of risk markers according to the 3 groups of quintiles for factor 1 and factor 2 scores

From: Dietary quality and patterns and non-communicable disease risk of an Indian community in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Risk marker Factor 1: Meat and fish versus legume and cereal pattern Factor 2: Nuts and seeds versus sugars and fat pattern
Q1 Q2-Q4 Q5 P for trend1 Q1 Q2-Q4 Q5 P for trend1
SBP (mmHg) 121.0 122.0 120.0 0.499 125.0 122.0 120.0 0.097
DBP (mmHg) 90.0 90.0 90.0 0.753 90.0 90.0 90.0 0.378
WC (cm) 92.0 88.5 87.0 0.015* 86.2 90.0 88.0 0.129
Blood glucose (mmol/L) 5.5 5.3 5.1 0.008* 5.5 5.3 5.1 0.003**
BMI (kg/m2) 25.2 25.4 25.5 0.542 26.1 25.4 24.7 0.086
Blood Cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.0 4.9 4.7 0.004* 5.1 4.9 4.8 0.008**
Blood Triglyceride (mmol/L) 2.1 2.1 2.0 0.040* 2.2 2.1 2.0 0.187
  1. SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, WC waist circumference, BMI body mass index
  2. 1Jonckheere-Terpstra test:*P < 0.05,**P < 0.01