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Table 1 Aragon’ Workers Health Study (AWHS) baseline characteristics, 2009 – 2010

From: Aragon workers’ health study – design and cohort description

  Men (N = 5,048) Women (N = 351)
N Mean (SD) or N (%) N Mean (SD) or N (%)
Age (y) 5,048 49.3 (8.7) 351 40.8 (11.6)
Height (cm) 5,031 171.5 (6.5) 351 161.3 (6.9)
Weight (kg) 5,031 81.6 (11.6) 350 63.5 (10.2)
BMI (kg/m2) 5,014 27.7 (3.6) 350 24.4 (3.8)
Underweight   11 (0.2)   6 (1.7)
Normal   1,085 (21.6)   232 (66.3)
Overweight   2,759 (55.0)   83 (23.7)
Obese   1,159 (23.1)   29 (8.3)
Waist circ. (cm) 4,987 97.2 (9.9) 345 81.9 (9.9)
Systolic BP (mmHg) 4,892 127.0 (14.7) 337 111.4 (13.2)
Diastolic BP (mmHg) 4,892 83.8 (10.1) 337 76.4 (9.5)
Tot. cholesterol (mg/dL)* 5,048 212.4 (37.6) 351 204.3 (39.9)
HDL-cholesterol (mg/dL)* 5,048 52.4 (11.0) 351 66.5 (14.2)
Triglycerides (mg/dL) * 5,048 148.8 (106.1) 351 89.7 (75.5)
Glucose (mg/dL)* 5,048 98.3 (19.6) 351 91.2 (16.3)
Smoking habits 5,017   349  
Never   1,796 (35.8)   146 (41.8)
Former   1,359 (27.1)   46 (13.2)
Current   1,862 (37.1)   157 (45.0)
Hypertension 4,918 1,982 (40.3) 338 41 (12.1)
Hypercholesterolemia 5,048 3,788 (75.0) 351 209 (59.5)
Diabetes 5,048 371 (7.4) 351 2 (0.6)
  1. Note: AWHS included 5,400 participants; 1 participant with missing sex data is not included in the Table.
  2. * To convert to mmol/L multiply cholesterol levels by 0.0259, triglyceride levels by 0.0113, and glucose levels by 0.0555.