“About 55% of those whose brains were in the upper tertile (third) of atrophy developed Alzheimer's, while none of those whose brains in the bottom tertile (little or no atrophy) developed Alzheimer's.”
“Risk for developing metabolic syndrome was highest in the tertile with the greatest weight fluctuations, independent of whether these subjects gained weight overall or not.”
“For the Soft Drink brand, the ROI across the entire TV schedule was $0.35 but when those programs are divided into thirds based on index against HSP, the ROI for the Soft Drink brand of those programs in the high-index HSP tertile was $1.13.”
“For the Beer brand, the overall TV ROI was $0.23 and among the high HSP index tertile of programs it was $1.61.”
“We noted a markedly elevated risk for carcinoid tumors of the small intestine with saturated fat intake in both the categorical (highest versus lowest tertile: HR, 3.18; 95% CI, 1.626.25) and continuous data (HR, 3.72; 95% CI, 1.797.74 for each 10-g increase in intake per 1,000 kcal).”
“(ASMM) was predictive of mortality (lowest compared with middle tertile OR: 3.60; 99% CI: 1.64, 7.89).”
“Subjects with higher blood levels (highest tertile) were compared with subjects who had lower blood levels (lowest tertile) to verify whether these two groups developed dementia at different rates.”
“She said, "Our results showed that for French elderly males, having plasma selenium concentrations in the top tertile of the population distribution (1. 19-1.97 µmol/L) was significantly associated with a lower risk of developing dysglycemia over the following nine years".”
“After analysis, the researchers found an absolute cardiovascular disease risk of 3 percent over 10 years in the lowest tertile (group) of genetic risk (73-99 risk alleles) and 3.7 percent in the highest tertile (106-125 risk alleles).”
“Mean and median telomere length among cases and controls was compared, and logistic regression was used to model the outcomes as a function of tertile telomere length, with control for effects of potential confounders.”
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