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Table 1 General characteristic of the Orang Asli and Malays that particiated in this study

From: Increased risks of cardiovascular diseases and insulin resistance among the Orang Asli in Peninsular Malaysia

Characteristics Orang Asli Malays Total, n (%)
  Inland, n (%) Periphery, n (%) Urban, n (%)  
Overall 96 (31.4) 95 (31.0) 115 (37.6) 306 (100)
Age groups (years)
15–18 5 (1.70) 8 (2.7) 12 (4.0) 25 (8.4)
19–29 38 (12.8) 42 (14.1) 66 (22.2) 146 (49.2)
30–49 36 (12.1) 28 (9.4) 33 (11.1) 97 (32.7)
50–59 9 (3.0) 11 (3.7) 1 (0.3) 21 (7.1)
>60 5 (1.7) 3 (1.0) 0 8 (2.7)
Gender
Male 57 (51.4) 28 (25.2) 26 (23.4) 111 (36.3)
Female 39 (20.0) 67 (34.4) 89 (45.6) 195 (63.7)
Tribes
Semai 43 (14.1) 0 - 43 (14.1)
Bateq 27 (8.8) 0 - 26 (8.8)
Che Wong 0 28 (9.2) - 28 (9.2)
Kanaq 0 11 (3.6) - 11 (3.6)
Kensiu 0 56 (18.3) - 56 (18.3)
Lanoh 26 (8.5) 0 - 26 (8.5)