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Table 4 Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk score prevalence in two Shiraz University employees age groups

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

Age Risk score Count Gender P value
Male Female
40–70 year Low (< 5%) 582 (75.3) 271 (61.5) 311 (93.7)  < 0.001
Borderline (5–7.5%) 70 (9.1) 60 (13.6) 10 (3)
Intermediate (7.5–20%) 102 (13.2) 93 (21.1) 9 (2.7)
High (≥ 20) 19 (2.5) 17 (3.9) 2 (0.6)
25–70 year Low (< 5%) 967 (81.2) 442 (69.3) 525 (94.9)  < 0.001
Borderline (5–7.5%) 99 (8.3) 82 (12.9) 17 (3.1)
Intermediate (7.5–20%) 104 (8.7) 95 (14.9) 9 (1.6)
High (≥ 20) 21 (1.8) 19 (3.0) 2 (0.4)
  1. n = 1191 (25–70 year olds) and n = 773 (40–70 year olds). Data are presented as number and percentage of participants