Table 2

Characteristics of participants according to sex

MenWomen
n273686
Age (years)57.4 ± 7.7 (42–75)58.0 ± 7.2 (44–75)
BMI (kg/m2)*29.8 ± 5.3 (18.5–48.6)33.2 ± 7.3 (17.0–74.2)
Obesity*85 (31.1)299 (43.7)
Glucose (mg/dl)125 ± 55 (70.0–372)122 ± 53 (47.0–587)
CRP (mg/l)*5.05 ± 10.7 (0.10–127)6.66 ± 7.8 (0.00–69.8)
Physical activity score32.7 ± 6.4 (25.1–66.0)31.2 ± 4.3 (24.8–68.7)
Drinkers*137 (50.7)277 (33.2)
Smokers*86 (32.0)133 (19.6)
Diabetes108 (39.6)278 (40.5)
Cardiovascular diseases67 (24.5)147 (21.4)
On diabetes drug88 (32.2)228 (33.2)
On cardiovascular diseases drug53 (19.4)101 (14.7)
On depression drug84 (30.8)347 (50.6)
  • Data are means ± SD (range) or n (%).

  • * Statistical significance at P < 0.05. n, sample size.