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Table 1 Clinical and anthropometric baseline characteristics in women

From: Financial stress in late adulthood and diverse risks of incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in women and men

Group Cohabiting with cash margin Single with cash margin Cohabiting without cash margin Single without cash margin
n (died during follow-up) 1331 (78) 544 (43) 99 (13) 91 (10)
Body mass index 26 (23–29) 25 (23–28) 28 (25–32) 28 (25–32)
Systolic blood pressure 132 (119–150) 130 (116–144) 136 (120–150) 131 (120–141)
Low-density lipoprotein 3.8 (3.2–4.5) 3.8 (3.2–4.5) 4.0 (3.3–4.6) 4.0 (3.2–4.7)
High-density lipoprotein 1.6 (1.4–1.9) 1.6 (1.4–1.9) 1.5 (1.2–1.8) 1.4 (1.3–1.7)
Cardiovascular disease at baseline 5 8 11 11
Diabetes at baseline 4 3 13 7
Employed 68 68 37 72
Education     
Low/High school/university 61/11/28 56/11/33 82/10/8 73/10/17
SmokingNever/former/current 51/32/17 36/34/30 38/33/29 36/26/39
High alcohol consumption 6 5 3 4
Leisure time physical activity >1/week 28 29 17 19
Daily intake of fruit 77 74 68 64
Daily intake of vegetables 72 69 53 59
  1. The data are medians and interquartile range (IQR) or estimated frequencies (%).