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Table 2 Total cardiovascular risk on the patients studied

From: Bioelectrical impedance outperforms waist circumference for predicting cardiometabolic risk in Congolese hypertensive subjects: a cross-sectional study

  Framingham score (%)
  All patients Men Women
  13.4 (9.6) 17.4 (10.0) 10.8 (8.3)
BMI Quartile (Kg/m 2 ) [median (95% CI)]
1st quartile [22.0 (22.0 to 23.0)] 13.1 (10.2) 15.6 (11.0) 10.2 (8.4)
2nd quartile [26.0 (26.0 to 26.0)] 15.2 (10.0) 18.7 (9.9) 10.8 (8.4)
3rd quartile [29.0 (29.0 to 30.0)] 13.2 (8.9) 18.2 (8.6) 10.7 (8.1)
4th quartile [34.0 (33.0 to 35.9)] 12.1 (9.0) 17.9 (9.8) 11.1 (8.5)
p 0.17 0.40 0.95
WC Quartile (cm) [median (95% CI)]
1st quartile [79.0 (77.7 to 81.0)] 11.6 (10.0) 14.7 (11.1) 9.3 (8.5)
2nd quartile [91.0 (90.0 to 92.0)] 13.8 (9.2) 18.9 (9.4) 10.2 (7.1)
3rd quartile [99.0 (98.6 to 100)] 14.1 (9.6) 18.2 (9.4) 11.1 (8.6)
4th quartile [108.5 (108.0 to 110)] 14.3 (9.5) 18.8 (9.5) 12.4 (8.9)
p 0.17 0.18 0.20
VF Quartile (/30) [median (95% CI)]
1st quartile [6.0 (5.0 to 6.0)] 10.8 (9.4) 14.7 (10.7) 8.6 (7.6)
2nd quartile [9.0 (8.0 to 9.0)] 10.1 (8.6) 15.0 (10.2) 8.7 (7.5)
3rd quartile [11.0 (10.0 to 11.0)] 14.7 (8.8) 17.7 (9.6) 13.1 (8.0)
4th quartile [15.0 (14.0 to 15.0)] 18.7 (9.3)* 19.7 (9.2)* 16.3 (9.1)*
p <0.0001 0.04 <0.0001
  1. *p < 0.05 compared to the 1st, 2nd and the 3rd quartiles.