TABLE 1

Clinical characteristics of the study sample stratified by parental obesity status

No parent with obesityOne parent with obesityTwo parents with obesityP
n665488119
Age (years)57.8 ± 9.457.2 ± 9.456.5 ± 10.50.13
Sex (% female)53.852.751.30.56
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)126 ± 19126 ± 19126 ± 190.66
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)75 ± 975 ± 975 ± 90.81
Antihypertensive treatment21.521.322.70.87
Hypertension34.434.234.50.97
BMI (kg/m²)24.9 ± 2.825.8 ± 2.626.6 ± 2.5<0.0001
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)213 ± 48205 ± 39206 ± 370.01
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)54 ± 1754 ± 1651 ± 170.11
Current smoker15.614.321.00.45
Diabetes6.58.83.40.95
  • Data are means ± SD or % unless otherwise indicated.