Table 1—

General characteristics of the survey population

MenWomenP value
Age (years)41.26 ± 14.4340.88 ± 14.860.041
Height (m)1.70 ± 0.181.57 ± 0.16<0.001
Weight (kg)74.33 ± 23.3768.82 ± 21.48<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)25.47 ± 4.5827.45 ± 5.76<0.001
Waist girth (cm)90.03 ± 13.8687.20 ± 14.61<0.001
Hip circumference (cm)101.47 ± 14.14107.18 ± 16.19<0.001
WHR0.88 ± 0.100.81 ± 0.09<0.001
sBP (mmHg)119.41 ± 23.25121.08 ± 22.66<0.001
dBP (mmHg)74.78 ± 14.4275.12 ± 15.400.879
Pulse (beats/min)77.36 ± 10.0180.54 ± 9.66<0.001
2-h BG (mmol/l)5.46 ± 1.706.07 ± 2.36<0.001
Smoking (%)<0.001
 Current smoker50.910.9
 Ex-smoker6.81.4
Alcohol (%)<0.001
 Current user18.10.5
 Ex-user8.80.6
Education (%)<0.001
 Illiterate7.733.6
 Literate only5.67.2
 Elementary school education45.544.2
 Secondary school education13.14.6
 High school graduate18.27.6
 University education9.92.8
  • Data are means ± SD unless noted otherwise.