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Table 4 Percentage of participants classified as 'at risk' for each of the business sectors [34]

From: Chronic disease risk factors, healthy days and medical claims in South African employees presenting for health risk screening

  BMI (≥ 25) Cholesterol (>5 mmol/l) Systolic BP (≥ 140 mm Hg) Diastolic BP (≥ 90 mm Hg) Fruit and Veg (< 5/day) Max PA (< 150 min/wk) Smoking (current smoker)
Total sample (n = 1954) 48.6 (950) 18.6 (363) 13.0 (254) 12.2 (238) 86.3 (1687) 69 (1351) 19.9 (389)
Eng (n = 223) 58.7 (131) 23.8 (53) 18.8 (42) 16.6 (37) 88.3 (197) 73 (162) 14.8 (33)
Fin (n = 851) 44.5 (379) 10.6 (90) 8.2 (70) 7.9 (67) 86.0 (732) 69 (583) 14.2 (121)
Cons (n = 133) 45.1 (60) 21.1 (28) 3.7 (5) 5.3 (7) 82.0 (109) 62 (82) 27.1 (36)
Trans (n = 138) 44.9 (62) 25.4(35) 10.1 (14) 14.5 (20) 79.0 (109) 72 (100) 18.8 (26)
Log (n = 42) 76.1 (32) 28.6 (12) 4.8 (2) 7.1 (3) 95.2 (40) 62 (26) 33.3 (14)
ITS (n = 173) 39.9 (69) 19.7 (34) 15.0 (26) 17.3 (30) 88.4 (153) 61 (106) 28.9 (50)
Man (n = 240) 56.7 (136) 32.5 (78) 35.8 (86) 26.3 (63) 90 (216) 71 (170) 29.6 (71)
Aca (n = 154) 52.6 (81) 21.4 (33) 5.8 (9) 7.1 (11) 85.1 (131)   24.7 (38)
  1. BMI: Body Mass Index; BP: blood pressure; vege: vegetables; Max PA: maximum number of minutes per week of physical activity (self reported)