Table 1

Differences in determinants of health between the groups with the lowest and highest egg intake in the study of Qin et al 1

Egg consumption
Never/rarely7 eggs/week
Age52.3 (10.8)50.7 (10.5)
Men (%)33.9%41%
Urban residence29.8%42.3%
Highest education
 Middle or high school39.8%43.7%
 College and above3.1%5%
Household income
 10 000–19 99930.4%28.8%
 >20 00034.8%42.6%
Current drinking19.3%15.2%
Current smoking34.1%29.5%
Dietary pattern
 New affluence10.3%54%
 Traditional southern64.6%23.5%