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Table 2 Description of Västerbotten Intervention Program population at first examination (n = 29 937)

From: Risk equations for the development of worsened glucose status and type 2 diabetes mellitus in a Swedish intervention program

Variable Number %
Sex   
  Male 13 968 46.7
  Female 15 969 53.3
  Missing 0 0
Age   
  30 years 4 917 16.4
  40 years 12 218 40.8
  50 years 12 802 42.8
  Missing 0 0
Education   
  High 7 386 24.7
  Middle 15 854 53.0
  Low 6 353 21.2
  Missing 344 1.1
Marital status   
  Married/living with spouse 24 794 82.8
  Single 4 786 16.0
  Missing 357 1.2
Perceived health   
  Good 22 727 75.9
  Bad 6 646 22.2
  Missing 564 1.9
Triglyceride   
  Normal 18 928 63.2
  High 4 551 15.2
  Missing 6 458 21.6
Blood pressure   
  Normal 23 138 77.3
  High 6 500 21.7
  Missing 299 1.0
Body mass index (BMI)   
  Underweight & normal 16 281 54.4
  Overweight 10 692 35.7
  Obesity 2 784 9.3
  Missing 180 0.6
Smoking status   
  Never 13 753 45.9
  Formerly 8 721 29.1
  Present 6 976 23.3
  Missing 487 1.6
Physical activity   
  Physically active 4 018 13.4
  Moderately active 20 115 67.2
  Sedentary 5 384 18.0
  Missing 420 1.4
Snus   
  No current use 24 927 83.3
  ≤ 4 cans per week 3 293 11.0
  > 4 cans per week 973 3.3
  missing 744 2.5
Alcohol abuse   
  Normal 22 927 76.6
  Risk of harmful alcohol consumption 1 799 6.0
  Missing 5 211 17.4
5 a day   
  At least 5 a day 2 203 7.4
  Less than 5 a day 20 303 67.8
  Missing 7 431 24.8
Family history   
  No parents or siblings with T2D 24 273 81.1
  Parents or siblings with T2D 4 994 16.7
  Missing 670 2.2