Table 1

Red meat and SSB consumption, smoking prevalence and waist circumference in Germany

Age group (years)N*Mean red meat intake
(g/week)
% current smoking <20 cigarettes/day% current smoking ≥20 cigarettes/dayMean waist circumference (cm)Mean SSB intake (servings/day)
Women
 18–34693235.733.64.875.91.02
 35–49832266.422.78.282.20.57
 50–54387277.221.27.086.50.25
 55–59301260.116.17.387.10.39
 60–64298261.515.84.790.10.09
 65–69313266.413.32.590.10.08
 70–74269229.83.20.291.60.15
 >74124261.63.70.393.30.09
Men
 18–34661534.636.410.686.31.90
 35–49747423.120.414.795.71.01
 50–54304387.421.916.098.30.87
 55–59253336.811.18.799.50.60
 60–64244340.817.83.2101.00.35
 65–69286340.710.22.5101.50.20
 70–74272312.55.60.3102.30.29
 >74111300.85.90.0101.80.23
  • Age-specific and sex-specific red meat and SSB consumption, smoking prevalence and waist circumference in Germany between 2008 and 2011 based on data from a national health survey.4 54

  • *N from health survey.4

  • SSB, sugar-sweetened beverages.