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Table 4 Patients with chronic disease risk factors by age group

From: Prevalence of dyslipidaemia and micronutrient deficiencies among newly arrived Afghan refugees in rural Australia: a cross-sectional study

Risk factor Total Age >25 years Age <25 years Chi squared
Smoker 18 (23.7) 28.0 21.6 0.39
Overweight (BMI > 25 kg/m2) 23 (30.7) 12 (24) 11(44) 3.14
Hypertension (systolic BP ≥ 140 mmHg or diastolic BP ≥ 90 mmHg) 16 (21.1) 8 (15.7) 8 (32) 2.67
Dyslipidaemia 22 (27.5) 12 (36.4) 19 (21.3) 2.21
Elevated fasting blood glucose 2 (2.53) 2 (6.9) 0(0) 2.86