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Table 1 Cohort characteristics, Agincourt sub-district, South Africa 2015

From: Cardiometabolic risk in a population of older adults with multiple co-morbidities in rural south africa: the HAALSI (Health and Aging in Africa: longitudinal studies of INDEPTH communities) study

Indicator All Male Female p-value: Overall
n Mean (±SD) n Mean (±SD) n Mean (±SD)
Age (years) 5059 61.7 (±13.1) 2345 61.7 (±12.8) 2714 61.7 (±13.3) 0.990
Weight (kg) 4786 71.5 (±18.2) 2211 70.0 (±16.9) 2575 72.7 (±19.1) <0.001
Height (m) 4685 1.6 (±10.1) 2160 1.7 (±9.3) 2525 1.6 (±8.2) <0.001
Average SBP (mmHg) 4895 138.0 (±23.3) 2260 137.9 (±23.5) 2635 138.1 (±23.3) 0.703
Average DBP (mmHg) 4895 82.1 (±12.7) 2260 81.9 (±13.2) 2635 82.3 (±12.3) 0.305
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 4680 27.5 (±10.0) 2156 25.1 (±9.2) 2524 29.6 (±10.2) <0.001
Waist Circumference (cm) 4758 92.4 (±15.1) 2204 89.4 (±13.3) 2554 95.0 (±16.0) <0.001
Waist-Hip Ratio 4728 0.91 (±0.08) 2194 0.92 (±0..08) 2534 0.89 (±0..08) <0.001
Total Cholesterol (mmol/L) 4196 4.24 (±1.3) 1886 4.0 (±1.2) 2310 4.4 (±1.3) <0.001
High Density Lipoprotein (mmol/L) 4234 1.6 (±0.6) 1911 1.6 (±0.6) 2323 1.6 (±0.5) 0.030
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 4223 1.8 (±1.6) 1903 1.7 (±2.1) 2320 1.8 (±1.0) 0.298
Low Density Lipoprotein (mmol/L) 3841 2.1 (±1.5) 1714 2.0 (±1.9) 2127 2.2 (±1.0) <0.001
  n Mean (IQR) n Mean (IQR) n Mean (IQR)  
Glucosea, b (mmol/L) 4626 6.7 (5.1; 7.2) 2130 6.5 (5.0; 7.1) 2496 6.8 (5.2; 7.2) <0.001
hsCRPb, c (mg/L) 4296 3.3 (1.2; 4.3) 1955 3.1 (1.1; 4.1) 2341 3.3 (1.4; 4.5) <0.001
  n Proportion (%) n Proportion (%) n Proportion (%) p-value: Overall
Current Smokers 5059 9.1 --- 2345 19.2 --- 2714 0.4 --- <0.001
HIV Positived 4576 22.9 --- 2099 23.0 --- 2477 22.8 --- 0.872
  1. aPoint-of-care (random) glucose; bSkewed distributions were log-transformed and the inter-quartile ranges 1(25%) and 3 (75%) are reported; chsCRP = high-sensitivity C-Reactive Protein; dSelf-report and lab assay