Data on the association between a simplified Mediterranean diet score and the incidence of combined, cardio and cerebro vascular events

IMPROVE Study Grp, Fabrizio Veglia, Damiano Baldassarre*, Ulf de Faire, Sudhir Kurl, Andries J. Smit, Rainer Rauramaa, Philippe Giral, Mauro Amato, Alessandro Di Minno, Alessio Ravani, Beatrice Frigerio, Samuela Castelnuovo, Daniela Sansaro, Daniela Coggi, Alice Bonomi, Calogero C. Tedesco, Elmo Mannarino, Steve E. Humphries, Anders HamstenElena Tremoli

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Abstract

Data presented in this article are related to the research article entitled "A priori-defined Mediterranean-like dietary pattern predicts cardiovascular events better in north Europe than in Mediterranean countries" [Veglia et al., 2018]. Data contain information about the incidence of cardiovascular events in a high-risk European population (IMPROVE study) [Baldassarre et al., 2010, 2012, 2013]. Combined vascular events, as well as cardio- and cerebro-vascular events were stratified according to a priori-defined simple Mediterranean Diet (MD) score, based on just seven nutritional items (minimal adherence was 0 and maximal adherence was 7). (C) 2019 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier Inc.

Original languageEnglish
Article number103789
Number of pages4
JournalData in brief
Volume23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr-2019

Keywords

  • INTIMA-MEDIA THICKNESS
  • PROGRESSION

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