Table 1

Descriptive characteristics of “Health Zhabei 2020” survey adults (≥32 years)
Female (n=13565) Male (n=8892) P Value
Mean (SD) or No. (%) Mean (SD) or No. (%)
Age (years) 58.1(12.1) 59.7(12.2) <0.001
Education level ≤Middle school 8177(60.3) 4330(48.7) <0.001
High school or profession school 4357(32.1) 2996(33.6)
≥2-year college 1022(7.5) 1553(17.5)
missing 9(0.1) 13(0.2)
Smoking Yes 334(2.5) 4509(50.7) <0.001
No 13078(96.4) 4265(48.0)
missing 153(1.1) 118(1.3)
Alcohol Drinking Yes 392(2.9) 3057(34.4) <0.001
No 13020(96.0) 5717(64.3)
missing 153(1.1) 118(1.3)
Family History CHD 1127(8.3) 699(7.9) 0.230
Diabetes mellitus 845(6.2) 501(5.6) 0.065
Personal History CHD 852(6.3) 435(4.9) <0.001
Diabetes mellitus 1227(9.0) 884(9.9) 0.025
SBP (mmHg) 125.4(15.8) 128.5 (15.2) <0.001
DBP (mmHg) 79.1(8.9) 81.4(9.3) <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 24.1(4.4) 24.2(3.9) 0.047
<25 8766(64.6) 5506(61.9) <0.001
25-30 4005(29.5) 3042(34.2)
>30 790(5.8) 342(3.9)
Waist Circumference (cm) 81.0(9.7) 86.4(9.2) <0.001
Central obesitya 4521(33.3) 6989(78.6) <0.001
Waist-Hip Ratio 0.85(0.07) 0.89(0.07) <0.001
Fasting Glucose (mg/dL) 97.3(27.0) 99.1(30.6) <0.001
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 132.9(106.3) 159.4(150.6) <0.001
HDL-C (mg/dL) 61.9(65.8) 54.1(65.8) <0.001
LDL-C (mg/dL) 116.0(34.8) 112.1(30.9) <0.001

Abbreviations: SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, BMI body mass index, HDL-C high density lipid cholesterol, LDL-C low density lipid cholesterol.

aWaist ≥ 85 cm for men, ≥ 80 cm for women according to joint interim criteria.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:599   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-599

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