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Table 2 The prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Shiraz University employees (n = 1191) (25–70 years)

From: Ten-year atherosclerosis cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk score and its components among an Iranian population: a cohort-based cross-sectional study

Variables Count Percentage
Total cholesterol   
 Normal 750 63
 Abnormal (≥ 200) 441 37
HDL   
 Normal 630 52.9
 Abnormal (< 40 in men and < 50 in female) 561 47.1
LDL   
 Normal 1101 92.31
 Abnormal (≥ 160) 90 7.69
TG   
 Normal 981 82.4
 Abnormal (≥ 200) 210 17.6
FBS   
 Normal 1130 94.9
 Abnormal (≥ 126) 61 5.1
Systolic BP   
 Normal 960 80.6
 Abnormal (≥ 130 mmHg) 231 19.4
Diastolic BP   
 Normal 719 60.4
 Abnormal (≥ 80 mmHg) 472 39.6
BMI   
 Normal (18.5 ≤ BMI < 25) 410 34.4
 Overweight (25 ≤ BMI < 30) 538 45.2
 Obese (≥ 30) 243 20.4
Smoking 137 11.5
Antihypertensive treatment 109 9.2
DM   
 Normal 1082 90.8
 Based on history 109 9.2
  1. HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; TG, triglyceride; FBS, fasting blood sugar; BMI, body mass index; BP, blood pressure; DM, diabetes mellitus