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Table 1 Anthropometric, clinical and biochemical characteristics by age category and gender in the ORISCAV-LUX study

From: First nationwide survey on cardiovascular risk factors in Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg (ORISCAV-LUX)

Characteristic   18-29 y 30-39 y 40-49 y 50-59 y 60-69 y P-value* P-value**
Number of subjects (men/women)   221 (106/115) 351 (171/180) 372 (189/183) 284 (135/149) 204 (96/108)   
BMI (kg/m2) Men 24.1 ± 0.3 26.6 ± 0.3 27.7 ± 0.3 28.6 ± 0.4 29.1 ± 0.5 <0.0001 <0.0001
  Women 22.9 ± 0.4 25.3 ± 0.3 25.9 ± 0.4 26.6 ± 0.4 29.1 ± 0.6   
WC (cm) Men 83.5 ± 1.0 91.6 ± 0.8 96.7 ± 1.0 99.4 ± 1.0 102.0 ± 1.3 <0.0001 <0.0001
  Women 76.6 ± 1.0 83.1 ± 0.9 84.3 ± 0.9 87.7 ± 1.0 93.8 ± 1.4   
SBP (mmHg) Men 124.3 ± 1.1 127.5 ± 1.0 134.0 ± 1.1 139.5 ± 1.3 149.7 ± 1.9 <0.0001 <0.0001
  Women 114.8 ± 0.8 116.9 ± 0.9 124.0 ± 1.1 131.8 ± 1.3 142.8 ± 2.0   
DBP (mmHg) Men 74.1 ± 0.7 81.9 ± 0.8 87.1 ± 0.8 88.2 ± 0.8 88.5 ± 1.2 <0.0001$ 0.26$
  Women 74.8 ± 0.8 77.1 ± 0.8 81.2 ± 0.8 83.7 ± 0.8 84.3 ± 1.1   
FPG (mg/dl) Men 89.6 ± 1.0 91.9 ±0.7 97.7 ± 0.9 106.2 ± 2.3 108.5 ± 2.7 <0.0001 <0.0001
  Women 84.4 ± 0.6 86.8 ± 0.6 92.2 ± 0.9 96.3 ± 1.8 99.9 ± 2.4   
TC (mg/dl) Men 170.5 ± 3.4 198.3 ± 2.9 214.5 ± 2.9 210.1 ± 3.2 198.9 ± 4.2 <0.0001 0.94
  Women 177.7 ± 3.3 189.9 ± 2.9 199.1 ± 2.5 220.3 ±2.7 217.1 ± 4.5   
HDL-C (mg/dl) Men 53.9 ± 1.2 53.2 ± 0.9 53.1 ± 1.1 53.9 ± 1.2 54.7 ± 1.5 0.64 <0.0001
  Women 68.4 ± 1.4 67.9 ± 1.2 67.6 ± 1.2 69.1 ± 1.5 69.4 ± 2.0   
LDL-C (mg/dl) Men 104.1 ± 2.9 126.1 ± 2.3 140.1 ± 2.6 137.0 ± 2.8 127.8 ± 3.9 <0.0001 <0.0001
  Women 98.2 ± 2.8 109.9 ± 2.3 119.5 ± 2.2 135.5 ± 2.5 132.4 ± 4.0   
TG (mg/dl) Men 95.4 ± 6.5 138.9 ± 11.2 149.3 ± 7.5 140.5 ± 6.5 134.4 ± 6.0 <0.0001 <0.0001
  Women 85.8 ± 3.8 97.8 ± 11.5 89.6 ± 3.6 105.7 ± 5.1 107.7 ± 5.6   
  1. Results are expressed as Mean ± SE. * P-value for age, ** P-value for gender, $ adjusted for age and sex interaction when necessary
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