OldNuc wrote:looks like the study did not bother to look at all the other possible impacting issues along with the basic one ---how many mg of caffeine in those 6 cups total? Study is more laugh material.
They assumed caffeine intake
We approximated habitual caffeine intakes (mg/day) by combining information on coffee and tea consumption and assuming that 1 cup of coffee and tea contained approximately 75 and 40 mg of caffeine, respectively
They also had a ton of covariates
age, sex, and location
BMI and waist circumference
self-reported health status
long-term illness (no, or yes).
Their sample was limited to white British people
This was a logistic regression done on a big database of people who shared data on a lot of health factors