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Table 3 Coronary heart diseases risk factors among medical students according to measurements and laboratory investigations

From: Risk factors of coronary heart disease among medical students in King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Percent Number Variable
BMI
68.2 146 Normal
19.1 41 Overweight
12.7 27 Obese
Systolic blood pressure
96.3 206 Normal
3.7 8 High
Diastolic blood pressure
92.1 197 Normal
7.9 17 High
Systolic and/or Diastolic hypertension
90.7 194 Normal
9.3 20 Hypertension
Fasting blood sugar*
97.9 184 Normal fasting level
2.1 4 High fasting level
Cholesterol
82.8 177 Normal
17.2 37 High
Low density lipoprotein
84.0 180 Normal
16.0 34 High
Triglyceride**
91.1 175 Normal
8.9 17 High for age
  1. *26 missed cases for fasting blood sugar.
  2. **22 missed cases for triglycerides.