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Table 1 Baseline characteristics (n = 768)

From: Weight- perception in male career firefighters and its association with cardiovascular risk factors

Age mean (SD) 37.6 (8.5)
BMI mean (SD) 29.4 (4.4)
CRF (maximal METS) mean (SD) 12.8 (1.6)
Body fat% mean (SD) 23.6 (6.6) in n = 232
Blood glucose mean (SD) 94.0 (21.0)
Resting systolic BP mean (SD) 122.6 (12.6)
Resting diastolic BP mean (SD) 79.9 (8.0)
Resting heart rate mean (SD) 69.5 (11.4)
HDL-chol mean (SD) 45.3 (11.2)
LDL-chol mean (SD) 120.7 (34.1)
Total- chol mean (SD) 195.2 (38.7)
TChol/HDL ratio mean (SD) 4.6 (1.5)
Heart rate recovery at one minute mean (SD) 33.1 (13.5)
c-reactive protein mean (SD) 2.2 (3.7) in n = 389