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Table 1 Basic characteristics of the study population (n = 791)

From: Obesity and associated type 2 diabetes and hypertension in factory workers of Bangladesh

Variable Mean/percentage (95 % CI)
Age (year)a 38.9 (38.3, 39.6)
Weight in kga 68.2 (67.5, 68.9)
High socio-economic statusb 19.0 (16.3, 21.7)
Higher educationb 18.8 (16.1, 21.4)
Physical inactivityb 35.9 (32.6, 39.1)
Family history of diabetesb 38.9 (35.5, 42.3)
Family history of hypertensionb 15.9 (13.5, 18.6)
Diabetesb 15.4 (12.9, 17.9)
Hypertensionb 27.9 (24.8, 31.1)
  1. aValues are presented as mean with 95 % confidence interval
  2. bValues are presented as percentage (%) with 95 % confidence interval