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Table 2 Distribution of study population into low, moderate and high cardiovascular risk categories, n (%)

From: Total cardiovascular risk for next 10 years among rural population of Nepal using WHO/ISH risk prediction chart

Sex Age (years) Risk categories
Low risk Moderate risk High risk
Male 40–49 64 (98.5) 1 (1.5) 0 (0.0)
50–59 43 (93.5) 2 (4.3) 1 (2.2)
60–69 24 (75.0) 4 (12.5) 4 (12.5)
70–79 4 (36.4) 5 (45.5) 2 (18.2)
Total 135 (87.7) 12 (7.8) 7 (4.5)
Female 40–49 71 (98.6) 0 (0) 1 (1.4)
50–59 56 (94.9) 2 (3.4) 1 (1.7)
60–69 27 (69.2) 9 (23.1) 3 (7.7)
70–79 9 (42.9) 9 (42.9) 3 (14.3)
Total 163 (85.3) 20 (10.5) 8 (4.2)
Male and Female 40–49 135 (98.5) 1 (0.7) 1 (0.7)
50–59 99 (94.3) 4 (3.8) 2 (1.9)
60–69 51 (71.8) 13 (18.3) 7 (9.9)
70–79 13 (40.6) 14 (43.8) 5 (15.6)
Total 298 (86.4) 32 (9.3) 15 (4.3)