Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics, physical activity and cardiometabolic risk factors overall and separately for men and women
Total Male Female
N % N % N %
Participants 5970 100 2509 42.0 3461 58.0
Age group
25-44 years 1783 29.9 700 27.9 1083 31.3
45-64 years 2432 40.7 1002 39.9 1430 41.3
65+ years 1755 29.4 807 32.2 948 27.4
Educational level
Less than year 10 488 8.8 179 7.8 309 9.6
Year 10 or year 11 1325 23.9 421 18.2 904 28.0
Year 12 677 12.2 247 10.7 430 13.3
Tafe/Trade qualification 1726 31.2 860 37.3 866 26.8
Tertiary degree or equivalent 1321 23.9 601 26.0 720 22.3
Marital status
Married 3797 63.6 1641 65.5 2156 62.3
Living with a partner 368 6.2 157 6.3 211 6.1
Widowed 571 9.6 127 5.1 444 12.8
Divorced 505 8.5 207 8.3 298 8.6
Separated 188 3.2 77 3.1 111 3.2
Never married 537 9.0 298 11.9 239 6.9
Household income > 40,000 Australian $ 2971 54.2 1318 55.9 1653 53.0
Walkability 1600m neighborhood buffer
Less 4528 75.8 1910 76.1 2618 75.6
High 1442 24.2 599 23.9 843 24.4
Walkability 800m neighborhood buffer
Less 4595 77.0 1914 76.3 2681 77.5
High 1375 23.0 595 23.7 780 22.5
Physical activity (≥ 150 minutes/week) 1376 32.7 702 41.3 674 26.8
Obesity (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2) 1074 18.8 422 17.2 652 20.0
Hypertension 1890 32.6 773 31.8 1117 33.2
Hypercholesterolaemia 1685 35.0 741 35.4 944 34.6
Type-2 diabetes mellitus 417 7.0 226 9.0 191 5.5
Two or more cardiometabolic risk factors 1419 23.8 618 24.6 801 23.1

Müller-Riemenschneider et al.

Müller-Riemenschneider et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:755   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-755

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