Flow chart of the inclusion into the study. a Persons who had moved, were deceased or could not be reached at the registered address were not considered as potential participants. b Only persons of Hindustani Surinamese, African Surinamese or ethnic Dutch origin were invited for the physical examination (n = 1626). Javanese or Chinese Surinamese persons and persons with missing ethnicity were excluded (n = 71). c Persons without a fasting plasma sample (n = 10) or were excluded.