Table 1—

Characteristics of the 6,567 people in the EPIC-Norfolk cohort

CharacteristicMenWomen
n2,8893,678
Age (years)59.3 ± 9.258.7 ± 9.3
Height (cm)173.8 ± 6.5160.9 ± 6.26
Weight (kg)80.6 ± 11.467.9 ± 11.8
Waist circumference (cm)96.3 ± 9.782.5 ± 10.8
Hip circumference (cm)103.2 ± 6.5103.7 ± 9.2
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)136.6 ± 17.0133.2 ± 18.5
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg)84.4 ± 10.681.0 ± 11.0
BMI (kg/m2)26.6 ± 3.326.2 ± 4.3
Taking prescribed medication (%)
 Antidyslipidemia1.81.2
 Antihypertensive1.20.7
 Steroid1.21.0
First-degree relative with diabetes (%)12.013.6
HbA1c (%)5.36 ± 0.715.31 ± 0.66
  • Data are means ± SD, unless otherwise indicated.