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Table 3 Palm Oil Consumption and IHD and Stroke Mortality Rates

From: Multi-Country analysis of palm oil consumption and cardiovascular disease mortality for countries at different stages of economic development: 1980-1997

  IHD Mortality Rate (per 100,000 adults age ≥ 50 years) Stroke Mortality Rate (per 100,000 adults age ≥ 50 years)
Palm oil consumption (kg per-capita) 17.0 [5 - 29] 5.1 [-1.2 - 11]
Additional effect of palm oil in developing countries (kg per-capita) 51 [3.9 - 98] 13 [-18 - 45]
Cigarette consumption (pieces per-capita) 0.05 [-0.15 - 0.25] -0.08 [-0.19 - 0.02]
Log per-capita GDP (%) -2,132 [-3,130 - -1,133] -930 [-1,307 - -552]
1980s (compared to 1990s) -166 [-349 - 17] -70 [-135 - -4.1]
R-squared 0.58 0.54
Observations (country-years) 234 234
Number of countries 23 23
  1. Regressions use robust standard errors clustered by country