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Table 1 Study population characteristics

From: Host and environmental predictors of exhaled breath temperature in the elderly

Characteristics Men (n = 68) Women (n = 83)
Exhaled breath temperature, °C 33.5 (1.2) 33.0 (1.4)
Age, years 70.5 (5.0) 71.1 (4.3)
Family income   
-low 26 (38.8%) 43 (51.8%)
-medium 39 (58.2%) 39 (47%)
-high 2 (3.0%) 1 (1.2%)
Education   
-low 24 (35.8%) 36 (43.4%)
-medium 29 (43.3%) 31 (37.4%)
-high 14 (20.9%) 16 (19.3%)
White collar worker 29 (42%) 61 (73.5%)
Former smokers 52 (77.6%) 29 (34.9%)
Physical activity, times per week during 30 min 4.1 (2.7) 3.3 (2.5)
BMI, kg/m2 27.4 (3.6) 27.8 (5.1)
Glucose, mg/dl 108.6 (39.4) 99.1 (23.2)
Total cholesterol, mg/dl 193.6 (35.6) 207.1 (39.4)
HDL/LDL cholesterol, mg/dl 0.49 (0.19) 0.63 (0.33)
Systolic BP, mmHg 146.6 (16.1) 144.6 (20.2)
Diastolic BP, mmHg 89.3 (9.9) 85.8 (11.6)
Statins 36 (52.9%) 37 (44.6%)
Anti-hypertensive medication 39 (57.4%) 49 (59.7%)
Acetylsalicylic acid 38 (55.9%) 30 (36.6%)
COPD 10 (14.7%) 3 (3.6%)
Asthma 4 (5.9%) 2 (2.5%)
  1. Data presented are means (SD) or number (%).