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Table 1 Baseline characteristics between CWP and NPC

From: Poor cardiovascular health status among Chinese women

Basic characteristics CWP (n = 5832) NPC (n = 2596) P value
Age, mean (SD), y 44 (7) 50 (10)  < 0.001
 < 45, No. (%) 3417 (59) 915 (35)  < 0.001
 45–54, No. (%) 1943 (33) 803 (30)  < 0.001
 > 55, No. (%) 472 (8) 927 (35)  < 0.001
Post-menopause, No. (%) 838 (14) 1059 (40)  < 0.001
Hormone use, No. (%) 77(1.3) 12 (0.5)  < 0.001
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m2 22 (2.7) 24 (3.5)  < 0.001
Current smokers, No. (%) 54 (0.9) 52 (2)  < 0.001
Hypertension, No. (%) 373 (6) 819 (32)  < 0.001
Hyperlipidemia, No. (%) 2615 (45) 1060 (41)  < 0.001
Type-2 diabetes, No. (%) 170 (3) 194 (8)  < 0.001
 ≥ 2 risk factorsa, No. (%) 459 (8) 702 (27)  < 0.001
TC, mean (SD), mmol/L 4.5 (1.1) 4.7 (0.9)  < 0.001
LDL-C, mean (SD), mmol/L 2.6 (0.8) 2.6 (0.6) 0.87
HDL-C, mean (SD), mmol/L 1.4 (0.5) 1.3 (0.3)  < 0.001
TG, mean (SD), mmol/L 1.4 (0.9) 1.4 (1.1) 0.34
FBG, mean (SD), mmol/L 5.1 (1.1) 5.3 (1.1)  < 0.001
  1. BMI: body mass index; TC: total cholesterol; LDL-C: Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; HDL-C: High-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG: Triglycerides; FBG: Fasting blood glucose. aRisk factors include: BMI ≥ 28 kg/m2, current smoking, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and type-2 diabetes