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Table 1 Population characteristics (N = 3,007)

From: Self-reported prevalence of atherothrombosis in a general population sample of adults in Greece; A telephone survey

Characteristics n (%)
Gender  
Male 1,451 (48.3%)
Female 1,556 (51.7%)
Age (in years)  
18-24 277 (9.2%)
25-39 905 (30.1%)
40-54 807 (26.8%)
55-64 378 (12.6%)
65+ 640 (21.3%)
Marital status  
Married/living together 2,089 (69.5%)
Single 672 (22.4%)
Divorced/separated 71 (2.4%)
Widowed 172 (5.7%)
Area of residence  
Urban 2,185 (72.7%)
Rural 822 (27.3%)
Nationality  
Greek 2,919 (97.1%)
Other 88 (2.9%)
Occupational status  
Unemployed 171 (5.7%)
Retired 694 (23.1%)
University students 152 (5.1%)
Housewife 436 (14.5%)
Servant 859 (28.6%)
Self-employed 591 (19.7%)
Farmer 97 (3.2%)
BMI  
Normal weight 1,270 (43.0%)
Overweight 1,201 (40.7%)
Obese 483 (16.3%)
Educational status  
Very low (6) 612 (20.4%)
Low (6-12) 1,183 (39.5%)
Moderate (12-14) 155 (5.2%)
High (14-16) 941 (31.4%)
Very high (>16) 108 (3.6%)
Smoking habits  
Non-smokers 1,919 (63.8%)
1-20 cigarettes 750 (24.9%)
21+ 338 (11.2%)
  1. BMI: Body Mass Index