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A study of the factors, related to the level of the blood glucose
Dietary habits that have changed radically the previous years, along with modern life are responsible for increasing the incidence of diabetes mellitus in the developed world and of course in Greece. In this study, the dataset derived from a nationwide sample of 1,035 individuals and includes 75 demographic, nutritional, haematological and somatometric variables associated with the incidence of diabetes mellitus. After describing the sample used in this research, the related variables with the glucose blood levels are examined by parametric and non-parametric methods. Next, with the help of the Box-Cox transformation, the optimal linear model is found when the target of the study is the blood sugar level as well as the optimal logistic regression model when examining the presence of diabetes mellitus. Emphasis is given on the variable Mediterranean Nutrition, which is an indicator that describes the adoption strictness of the Mediterranean diet by the sample units in this study.