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The association between dietary selenium intake and diabetes: a cross-sectional study among middle-aged and older adults

Overview of attention for article published in Nutrition Journal, February 2015
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Title
The association between dietary selenium intake and diabetes: a cross-sectional study among middle-aged and older adults
Published in
Nutrition Journal, February 2015
DOI 10.1186/s12937-015-0007-2
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Jie Wei, Chao Zeng, Qian-yi Gong, Hao-bin Yang, Xiao-xiao Li, Guang-hua Lei, Tu-bao Yang

Abstract

Selenium is an important trace element for human health. Although numerous epidemiological and interventional studies have examined the association between selenium and diabetes, their findings have been inconclusive. Moreover, no research has specifically focused on the association between dietary selenium and diabetes in the Asian population. The objective of this study was to evaluate the relationship between dietary selenium and diabetes in middle-aged and elderly Chinese adults. A cross-sectional study including 5,423 subjects was carried out. The basic characteristics, biochemical test results, and dietary intake were collected from each subject for analysis. The adjusted odds ratio (OR) and the corresponding 95% confidence interval (CI) were used to determine the relationship between dietary selenium intake and diabetes through logistic regression. The prevalence of diabetes in the study population was 9.7%, and the average level of dietary selenium intake was 43.51 μg/day. The multivariate adjusted OR was 1.52 (95% CI: 1.01 to 2.28, P = 0.04) for the highest quartile of dietary selenium intake in comparison with the lowest quartile. There was a significant positive association between dietary selenium intake and diabetes (P for trend = 0.03). There was a significant positive correlation between dietary selenium intake and the prevalence of diabetes.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 65 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 14 22%
Student > Master 12 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 12 18%
Researcher 9 14%
Student > Postgraduate 4 6%
Other 7 11%
Unknown 7 11%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 14 22%
Medicine and Dentistry 14 22%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 11 17%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 10 15%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 3%
Other 6 9%
Unknown 8 12%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 11. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 January 2017.
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#871,748
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#356
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#12
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