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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratios of food intake measured by food frequency questionnaires according to MC4R genotypesa

From: Interactions with the MC4R rs17782313 variant, mental stress and energy intake and the risk of obesity in Genome Epidemiology Study

  TT (n = 5033) CT (n = 3246) CC (n = 551)
Rice 1b 1.001 (0.995–1.007)c 0.992 (0.979–1.004)
Cereals rice 1 0.998 (0.992–1.004) 0.993 (0.980–1.005)
Sweetsd 1 0.999 (0.996–1.003) 1.002 (0.996–1.008)
Ramen 1 1.006 (0.974–1.040) 1.021 (1.004–1.038)*
Processed foode 1 1.006 (0.989–1.023) 1.010 (1.001–1.019)*
Beef 1 1.005 (0.984–1.027) 0.987 (0.984–1.027)
Pork 1 0.993 (0.975–1.010) 1.005 (0.971–1.040)
Bacon 1 0.991 (0.983–0.999) 1.004 (0.989–1.020)
Fish 1 1.012 (0.999–1.026) 1.014 (0.989–1.040)
Kimchi 1 0.998 (0.993–1.003) 0.999 (0.990–1.008)
Coffee 1 1.002 (0.999–1.004) 1.004 (0.998–1.009)
Tea 1 1.007 (0.997–1.017) 1.004 (0.985–1.024)
Milk and yogurt 1 1.001 (0.998–1.003) 1.004 (0.999–1.009)
Fruits 1 1.001 (0.997–1.005) 0.991 (0.982–0.999)*
  1. *Significantly different from reference group at P = 0.05
  2. aAdjusted by age, gender, residence area, body mass index, daily energy intake, smoking status and physical activity
  3. bReference group
  4. cOdds ratio and 95 % confidence intervals
  5. dSweets included cake, candy, ice cream and chocolate
  6. eProcessed foods included canned tuna, fish cake, ham and cheese