Table 2 Overweight and obesity in relation to self-reported dietary intake over a 3-day period (N=1652)

From: Obesity and overweight in relation to organ-specific cancer mortality in London (UK): findings from the original Whitehall study

Dietary characteristic (g) Normal (18.5–24.9kg/m2) Overweight (25.0–29.9kg/m2) Obese (≥30 kg/m2) P-value for trend
Number of men 873 710 69
Alcohola 3.70b (3.21,4.18) 4.07 (3.51,4.70) 4.26 (2.64,6.73) 0.24
Total fibre 16.7 (16.4,17.1) 16.2 (15.8,16.6) 16.2 (15.1,17.4) 0.05
Total fat 112.6 (110.6,114.5) 109.2 (107.0,111.3) 110.1 (103.2,117.0) 0.05
Saturated fat 58.1 (57.1,59.1) 55.9 (54.8,57.0) 56.2 (52.6,59.8) 0.008
Monounsaturated fat 46.1 (45.3,46.9) 45.0 (44.1,45.9) 45.6 (42.6,48.5) 0.16
Polyunsaturated fat 7.96 (7.77,8.15) 7.97 (7.77,8.18) 8.03 (7.37,8.70) 0.75
  1. aMeans for alcohol are geometric means (see Materials and methods).
  2. bResults are mean (95% CI).