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Table 3 Percent of self-reported medically-diagnosed conditions and family history for 380 adults 30–75 y/o in Puerto Rico

From: Health conditions and lifestyle risk factors of adults living in Puerto Rico: a cross-sectional study

  Ever diagnosed by a physician If ever-diagnosed, currently uses medicationa If ever-diagnosed, currently has the diseasea
Self-reported medical diagnosis All Men Women P-value All All
 Hypertension 39.2 38.6 39.6 0.85 92.4 36.9
 Anxiety 29.7 26.2 31.5 0.29 54.1 88.7
 Obesity 27.7 14.7 34.8 < 0.0001 6.9 90.1
 Arthritis 25.6 18.6 29.2 0.03 46.7 95.5
 Hypercholesterolemia 23.8 16.1 27.8 0.01 64.4 89.4
 Depression 22.1 21.6 22.3 0.88 61.7 82.3
 Respiratory problems 20.9 15.9 23.5 0.09 56.0 89.6
 Diabetes 20.7 24.2 19.0 0.23 91.0 94.9
 Thyroid diseases 17.7 9.7 21.8 0.004 84.6 90.8
 Gastrointestinal diseases 17.2 12.0 19.8 0.06 71.4 85.3
 Pre-diabetes 15.2 15.1 15.2 0.97 55.4 88.5
 Hypertriglyceridemia 14.7 15.7 14.2 0.70 44.2 94.3
 Eye diseases 12.7 14.9 11.6 0.37 22.2 89.0
 Physical impairment 12.7 16.8 10.6 0.09 66.0 93.5
 Hepatitis 12.4 23.4 6.6 < 0.0001 42.2 88.1
 Sleep apnea 11.3 15.1 9.3 0.10 47.5 92.3
 Heart disease 10.0 11.5 9.2 0.49 60.0 76.3
 Cancer 4.0 1.6 5.4 0.09 31.3 13.3
 Fatty liver disease 7.5 6.7 8.0 0.68 25.9 88.5
 Osteoporosis 5.2 1.6 7.1 0.02 42.1 94.7
Family History
 Hypertension 73.3 70.6 74.7 0.40
 Hypercholesterolemia 41.9 39.7 43.0 0.54
 Diabetes 63.9 63.1 64.4 0.80
 Heart diseases 52.9 48.1 55.4 0.17
  1. Shown as percent, as assessed from a cross-sectional convenience sample of 380 adults aged 30-75y recruited in 2015 from primary care clinics in the San Juan, Puerto Rico metropolitan area
  2. aCalculated for those participants who responded ‘yes’ to have been ever diagnosed with the disease