Table 2

Basic characteristics of the study population
Characteristic Total
(mean ± SD); n (%) N=2485
Age(years) 59.2±10.6
BMI, kg/m2 28.9±4.9
Waist/hip ratio 0.9±0.1
Total cholesterol (TC) mmol/L 5.8±1.2
Low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) mmol/L 3.5±1.08
High density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) mmol/L 1.5±0.4
Fasting blood glucose (FBG) mmol/L 6.0±2.3
Triglyceride (TG) mmol/L 1.9±1.4
Systolic blood pressure (SBP) mmHg 131.4±17.0
Diastolic blood pressure (DBP) mmHg 80.7±9.2
Serum uric acid (SUA) μmol/L 287.7±99.5
Smoking, n (%) 539 (22.4%)
Physically active, n (%) 1254 (56.0%)
Hyperuricemia, n (%) 240 (10.7%)
Prehypertension (PreHT), n (%) 595 (26.6%)
Prediabetes(PreDM), n (%) 729 (32.5%)
Alopurinol use, n (%) 64 (2.9%)

Smoking – actual smoking or less than 6 months since quitting.

Physically active – at least 150 min/week moderate to vigorous physical activity.

Hyperuricemia (≥ 420 μmol/L men, ≥ 360 μmol/L women).

Prehypertension PreHT (SBP 120–139 mmHg and/or DBP 80–89 mmHg).

Prediabetes PreDM (fasting blood glucose 5.6–6.9 mmol/L).

Vučak et al.

Vučak et al. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2012 12:117   doi:10.1186/1471-2261-12-117

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