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Table 2 Age-specific prevalences and means of selected risk factors, by sex (51 768 men and 105 313 women aged 35–84 years)

From: The prevalence of chronic diseases and major disease risk factors at different ages among 150 000 men and women living in Mexico City: cross-sectional analyses of a prospective study

    Tobacco smoking     
  Age at resurvey Number recruited Never Former Current Mean (SD) BMI, kg/m2 Mean (SD) waist:hip ratio Mean (SD) SBP/DBP, mmHg Daily drinking
Men 35–44 16777 3539
(21.1%)
4313
(25.7%)
8922
(53.2%)
28.0
(4.5)
0.93
(0.06)
123/83
(12/9)
291
(1.7%)
  45–54 13776 2718
(19.7%)
4497
(32.6%)
6559
(47.6%)
28.2
(4.4)
0.95
(0.06)
127/85
(15/10)
333
(2.4%)
  55–64 10259 2034
(19.8%)
4272
(41.7%)
3949
(38.5%)
28.1
(4.2)
0.97
(0.07)
132/86
(17/10)
339
(3.3%)
  65–74 7300 1445
(19.8%)
3685
(50.5%)
2169
(29.7%)
27.6
(4.2)
0.97
(0.07)
136/86
(18/11)
293
(4.0%)
  75–84 3656 845
(23.1%)
2044
(55.9%)
766
(21.0%)
26.7
(3.9)
0.97
(0.07)
136/84
(18/11)
172
(4.7%)
Women 35–44 37591 20855
(55.5%)
6370
(17.0%)
10355
(27.6%)
29.1
(5.2)
0.86
(0.06)
119/79
(13/9)
60
(0.2%)
  45–54 29413 17780
(60.5%)
5210
(17.7%)
6410
(21.8%)
30.1
(5.4)
0.87
(0.07)
126/83
(16/10)
82
(0.3%)
  55–64 19303 13307
(68.9%)
3449
(17.9%)
2544
(13.2%)
30.2
(5.3)
0.89
(0.07)
132/85
(17/10)
75
(0.4%)
  65–74 13025 9484
(72.9%)
2348
(18.0%)
1185
(9.1%)
29.5
(5.2)
0.91
(0.07)
137/85
(18/11)
78
(0.6%)
  75–84 5981 4504
(75.3%)
1141
(19.1%)
334
(5.6%)
28.0
(5.0)
0.92
(0.08)
139/85
(19/11)
58
(1.0%)
  1. Prevalences and means unadjusted. No. with missing values: smoking 48, BMI 1781, blood pressure 314, drinking 62. The median BMI levels for men and women were: 27.6, 27.9, 27.8, 27.3, 26.6; and 28.4, 29.5, 29.7, 29.0, 27.7 respectively