Table 1

Age-standardised baseline characteristics of participants from Nurses' Health Study (NHS) (N=76 597 in 1984) and study participants from NHSII (N=93 392 in 1991) according to AHEI-2010 quartile*

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  • *Values are means (SD) or percentages and are standardised to the age distribution of the study population.

  • †Value is not age adjusted.

  • ‡Values are median (IQR).

  • AHEI-2010, 2010 Alternative Healthy Eating Index; MET, metabolic equivalent.