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Table 1 Participants’ Baseline Characteristics

From: Prevalence of non-communicable diseases and its risk factors among Ijegun-Isheri Osun residents in Lagos State, Nigeria: a community based cross-sectional study

Variables   Frequency (%)
Mean ± SD
Age (years)   38.4 ± 21.6
Sex Male 90 (41.9%)
Female 125 (58.1%)
Marital Status Single 59 (27.4)
Married 144 (70.0)
Divorced 4 (1.9)
Widowed 5 (2.3)
Others 3 (1.4)
Occupation Employed 139 (66.5)
Unemployed 70 (33.5)
Previous DM history Yes 11 (5.1)
No 204 (94.9)
Previous Hypertension history Yes 40 (18.6)
No 175 (81.4)
Use of antihypertensives Yes 11 (5.1)
No 204 (94.9)
Alcohol consumption Never 52 (27.5)
Infrequent 72 (38.1)
Frequent 65 (34.4)
Smoking Never 111 (58.7)
Infrequent 64 (33.9)
Frequent 14 (7.4)
Recommended Physical activity levels No 89 (47.1)
Infrequent 62 (32.8)
Frequent 38 (20.1)
Blood pressure (171 respondents) SBP (mmHg) 143 ± 24.4
DBP (mmHg) 85.7 ± 13.5
Blood pressure categories Normal (< 120/80 mmHg) 97 (50.9)
Prehypertension (120–139/80-89 mmHg) 14 (8.2)
Hypertension (≥140/90 mmHg) 70 (40.9)
RBG (mg/dl)   128.7 ± 49.1
Plasma LDL levels (n = 188) Normal 114 (60.6)
Elevated 74 (39.4)
Plasma Total cholesterol levels (n = 188) Normal 90 (47.9)
Elevated 98 (52.1)
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