Table 1

Number of men and women in sample by CVD risk factors
Risk factors Responses Men Women
Hypertension* No 2728 3969
Yes 2509 2753
Diabetes+ No 4157 5600
Yes 1080 1122
Hypercholesterolemiaδ No 1684 2092
Yes 3553 4630
Regular Smokerθ No 2451 5985
Yes 2789 737
Overweightψ No 3752 4400
Yes 1485 2322

Note:

*Mean SBP (Systolic Blood Pressure) ≥ 140 mm Hg or Mean DBP (Diastolic Blood Pressure) ≥ 90 mm Hg or using medication.

+Mean plasma glucose ≥ 126 mg/dL or 7.0 mmol/Lit.

δMean Plasma cholesterol ≥ 5.2 mmol/Lit.

θSmokes at least one cigarette per day.

ψBMI (Body Mass Index) ≥ 25.0.

Rasiah et al.

Rasiah et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:886   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-886

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