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Table 2 Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors by gender and physical activity level

From: Self-reported leisure time physical activity: a useful assessment tool in everyday health care

  MVPA % (N) LPA % (N) Inactive % (N) All % (N) Values missing N
Men 29 (486) 59 (999) 12 (200) (1685)  
Triglycerides (≥1.7 mmol/l) 20 37 53 34 177
High density lipoprotein (<1.03 mmol/l) 6 11 23 11 184
Waist circumference (≥94 cm) 37 57 67 53 52
Resting heart rate (≥70 bpm) 18 34 37 30 5
Overweight (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2) 58 66 76 65  
Plasma-glucose (≥6.1 mmol/l) 6 13 12 11 177
Low density lipoprotein (≥3.0 mmol/l) 58 65 71 64 230
Hypertension (≥150/90mm/Hg) 13 20 16 17 3
Women 25 (469) 66 (1264) 9 (170) (1903)  
Triglycerides (≥1.7 mmol/l) 12 20 37 19 207
High density lipoprotein (<1.29 mmol/l) 9 10 19 11 207
Waist circumference (≥80 cm) 43 62 70 58 96
Resting heart rate (≥70 bpm) 30 44 46 40 12
Overweight (BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2) 32 52 57 47 1
Plasma-glucose (≥6.1 mmol/l) 2 5 6 4 207
Low density lipoprotein (≥3.0 mmol/l) 45 58 62 55 222
Hypertension (≥150/90mm/Hg) 8 13 15 12 2
  1. MVPA, moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. LPA, light physical activity. bpm, beats per minute. BMI, body mass index.