TABLE 1

Clinicial and anthropometric characteristics of the MONICA study population according to sex

MenWomen
n721690
Age (years)52 ± 1452 ± 14
BMI (kg/m2)27.0 ± 3.626.4 ± 4.7
Waist circumference (cm)95 ± 1083 ± 11
Obesity (%)*25.833.5
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)48 ± 1460 ± 17
Dyslipidemia (%)*29.029.0
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)137 ± 19131 ± 21
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)83 ± 1279 ± 11
Arterial hypertension (%)*49.240.4
A1C (%)5.2 ± 0.95.3 ± 0.8
Diabetes (%)*7.38.4
Three or more metabolic syndrome components (%)*10.312.5
  • Data are means ± SD unless otherwise indicated.

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    * Definitions are as defined in the text.