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Table 1 Frequency distribution of characteristics for panel participants (n = 174)

From: To be seen, confirmed and involved - a ten year follow-up of perceived health and cardiovascular risk factors in a Swedish community intervention programme

Characteristics 1986 1996
Gender   
   Men 84 84
   Women 90 90
Age group   
   30–40 82 82
   50–60 92 92
Education   
   ≥ 10 years 79 -
   <9 years 78 -
   Missing 17 -
BMI   
   BMI < 30 153 137
   BMI ≥ 30 21 37
Hypertension   
   No Hypertension 129 126
   Hypertension 45 48
Smoking   
   Non smokers 144 156
   Daily smokers 30 18
Cholesterol   
   No Hypercholesterolaemia 80 132
   Hypercholesterolaemia 94 42
Risk factor load   
   Low risk 118 135
   High risk 56 39
Self-rated health   
   Good 119 126
   Bad 55 48