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Table 2 Cardiovascular risk profile according to sex and age

From: Cardiovascular risk factors awareness and prevalence among primary care physicians: an insight from the West region Awareness Initiative Survey to fight cardiovascular disease (WAIT-CVD) in Cameroon

  Overall (N = 65) Sex Age
Male (n = 45) Female (n = 20) p value >35 years (n = 42) <35 years (n = 23) p value
Age 39.1 (8.9) 42.2 (7.4) 31.9 (8.1) <0.001
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 123.7 (12.5) 127.8 (12.1) 114.6 (7.9) <0.001 127.8 (12.5) 115.2 (7.6) <0.001
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79.4 (11.1) 80.4 (11.9) 79.3 (7.9) 0.002 81 (9.2) 76.4 (9.7) 0.177
Body mass index 26.9 (3.3) 27 (2.9) 26.6 (4.2) 0.660 27.6 (3.1) 25.7 (3.4) 0.092
Last blood pressure measurement (months) 1.00 (0.25–2.00) 1.00 (0.25–2.75) 1.00 (0.44–1.25) 0.596 1.00 (0.25–2.00) 1.80 (0.56–2.75) 0.779
Last glycaemia measurement (months) 3.00 (1.00–12.00) 2.50 (0.63–6.00) 6.50 (2.50–12.00) 0.549 3.00 (0.75–7.50) 3.00 (1.13–12.00) 0.532
Number of days/week of alcohol use 1.75 (0.50–3.00) 1.00 (0.50–3.00) 2.00 (0.50–2.75) 1.000 1.00 (0.50–3.00) 2.00 (1.00–2.50) 1.000
Number of units of alcohol/consumption per day 2.00 (1.00–2.00) 2.00 (1.00–2.00) 0.75 (0.20–1.00) 0.753 2.00 (1.00–2.00) 2.00 (0.30–2.50) 0.753
Number of days of physical exercise/week 2.00 (1.00–3.00) 2.00 (1.00–4.00) 1.50 (1.00–2.00) 0.650 2.00 (1.00–4.75) 1.00 (1.00–2.50) 0.815
  1. Data are expressed as mean (standard deviation) or median (interquartile range)