Table 3 Associations of fruit and vegetable intake with smoking and alcohol intake

From: Fruit and vegetables and cancer risk

  Men Women
Fruit and vegetable intake Current smokers (%) Alcohol intake 15 g per day (%) Current smokers (%) Alcohol intake 15 g per day (%)
Fruit
 Lowest fifth 21.8 38.3 26.6 17.2
 Highest fifth 4.1 16.7 7.8 5.3
Vegetables
 Lowest fifth 16.9 32.1 20.6 12.6
 Highest fifth 6.2 22.7 10.3 9.4
  1. Data for 288 109 men and 195 229 women in the National Institutes of Health-American Association of Retired Persons Diet and Health Study, adapted from George et al (2009).