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Table 2 Prevalence and 95% confidence interval of FH among participants according to definition

From: The prevalence and related factors of familial hypercholesterolemia in rural population of China using Chinese modified Dutch Lipid Clinic Network definition

Variable Chinese Modified DLCN (n = 39,205)
Probable/definite P-value
Number 138/1  
Age (years), n (%) 0.019
  < 60 0.29 (0.22–0.36)  
  ≥ 60 0.43 (0.34–0.53)
Gender 0.311
 Male 0.32 (0.23–0.41)  
 Female 0.38 (0.30–0.46)
Marital status, n (%) 0.826
 Married/cohabiting 0.35 (0.29–0.41)  
 Unmarried/divorced/widowed 0.37 (0.19–0.56)
Education, n (%) 0.079
 Elementary school or below 0.43 (0.33–0.52)  
 Junior high school 0.28 (0.20–0.36)
 High school or above 0.33 (0.19–0.48)
Average monthly individual income, n (%)   0.230
  < 500RMB 0.36 (0.26–0.46)  
 500~RMB 0.29 (0.19–0.38)
 1000~RMB 0.41 (0.30–0.53)
Smoking, n (%) 0.744
 No smoking 0.36 (0.29–0.43)  
 Current smoking 0.33 (0.20–0.47)
Drinking, n (%) 0.180
 No drinking 0.37 (0.31–0.44)  
 Current drinking 0.27 (0.15–0.39)
Physical activity, n (%) 0.121
 Low 0.44 (0.33–0.56)  
 Moderate 0.30 (0.21–0.39)
 High 0.33 (0.23–0.44)
High-fat diet, n (%) 0.747
 No 0.36 (0.29–0.43)  
 Yes 0.33 (0.20–0.47)
More vegetables and fruit intake, n (%) 0.225
 No 0.39 (0.31–0.47)  
 Yes 0.31 (0.23–0.40)
BMI, kg/m2 0.001
 Low weight/normal weight 0.24 (0.17–0.31)  
 Overweight/obesity 0.44 (0.35–0.52)
  1. RMB renminbi, BMI body mass index