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Table 4 Prevalence (%) of risk factors for coronary heart disease according to sex and age

From: Sex differences in risk factors for coronary heart disease: a study in a Brazilian population

GROUP AGE(y) DM HY OBES SEDEN SMOK
MEN <45 0 a 8 b 46c 42 29 d
   (239) (238) (241) (240) (240)
  ≥ 45 7e 30f 51 50 18 g
   (221) (218) (221) (221) (221)
WOMEN <55 3 h 18 i 33 j 50 26 k
   (251) (251) (251) (250) (250)
  ≥ 55 6l 41m 50n 56
   (160) (159) (160) (160) (160)
  1. Statistical comparisons by the Fischer test; axe: p = 0.001, axh: p = 0.007; by the Chi-Square test; bxf, ixm, jxn, kxo, gxo: p = 0.001; dxg: p = 0.005; bxi, cxj: p = 0.020; fxm = 0.019 DM-diabetes; HY-hypertension; OBES-obesity; SEDEN-physical inactivity; SMOK-smoking