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Table 3 CHS by menopause

From: Poor cardiovascular health status among Chinese women

  Pre-menopause (n = 4161) Menopause (n = 833) Post-menopause (n = 838) P value
Age, mean (SD), y 42 (5.0) 45 (6.1) 55 (6.6) 0.001
Hypertension, No. (%) 174 (4) 68 (8) 131 (16) 0.001
Hyperlipidemia, No. (%) 1732 (42) 391 (47) 492 (59)  < 0.001
Type-2 Diabetes, No. (%) 97 (2) 24 (3) 49 (6) 0.001
Current smoker, No. (%) 26 (0.6) 15 (1.8) 13 (1.6) 0.001
 ≥ 2 risk factors, No. (%) 292 (7) 79 (10) 88 (11) 0.001
CVHS, No. (%)     
 Ideal 51 (1.2) 10 (1.2) 10 (1.2) 0.66
 Intermediate 355 (8.5) 82 (9.8) 65 (7.8)
 Poor 3755 (90.2) 741 (89) 763 (91)
Total score, mean (SD) 10.1 (1.5) 9.8 (1.6) 9.4 (1.7)  < 0.001
Ideal Diet, No. (%) 1020 (24) 205 (25) 279 (33)  < 0.001
Ideal physical activity, No. (%) 415 (10) 100 (12) 83 (10) 0.15
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m2 22 (2.7) 23 (2.7) 23 (2.8) 0.001
TC, mean (SD), mmol/L 4.3 (1.0) 4.4 (1.1) 4.9 (1.2) 0.001
TG, mean (SD), mmol/L 1.4 (0.9) 1.5 (1.0) 1.6 (1.0) 0.001
LDL-C, mean (SD), mmol/L 2.5 (0.8) 2.6 (0.9) 2.8 (0.9) 0.001
HDL-C, mean (SD), mmol/L 1.4 (0.5) 1.5 (0.5) 1.4 (0.5) 0.04
FBG, mean (SD), mmol/L 5.1 (1.0) 5.16 (1.0) 5.3 (1.2) 0.001
  1. CVHS: cardiovascular health status; 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