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Table 2 Proportion of participants with risk factors according to municipality

From: Prevalence of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors in Yazd inner-city municipalities

 TotalYazd municipality No (%)p value
Yazd 1Yazd 2Yazd 3Yazd 4Yazd 5 (Historical)
Socio-economic status
 Native7305(86.7)1459(86.4)1771(85.6)957(81.2)1894(85.7)1224(82.5)< 0.001
 Married7366(84.5)1424(83.4)1796(85.7)980(82.6)1924(86.7)1242(82.6)0.006
 High school or higher level of education3993(46.1)742(43.7)913(43.8)772(65.5)908(41.1)658(44.0)< 0.001
 Insured8126(94.3)1607(94.4)1951(94.6)1135(96)2090(95.0)1343(91.2)< 0.001
 Employed3399(39.5)653(38.5)776(37.6)512(43.9)853(39.0)605(40.7)< 0.001
Modifiable Risk factor
 Diabetes1224(14.1)249(14.6)311(14.9)179(15.1)266(12.0)219(14.6)0.03
 Hypercholesterolemia1446(16.7)318(18.8)330(15.9)221(18.8)337(15.2)240(16.1)0.007
 Hypertensiona3214(36.7)609(35.4)789(37.6)450(37.7)834(37.5)532(35.3)NS
 Obesity2273(26.3)465(27.2)552(26.6)339(28.6)530(24.1)387(26.1)0.049
    Tobacco Smokingb1596(18.5)305(17.8)396(19.2)243(20.4)356(16.0)296(20.3)0.003
 Low physical activity4567(52.2)734(42.6)1352(64.4)545(45.6)1262(56.7)674(44.7)< 0.001
 Unhealthy dietc7386(85.7)1506(89.2)1784(86.6)933(79.2)1874(85.1)1289(86.7)< 0.001
Number of risk factors
 0178(2.1)40(2.5)23(1.2)36(3.2)42(2.0)37(2.7)< 0.001
 11725(20.8)398(2.1)337(2.5)249(1.2)444(3.2)297(2.0)
 22677(32.3)479(29.4)647(32.6)346(30.4)730(34.0)475(34.1)
 31986(23.9)368(22.6)514(25.9)274(24.0)521(24.2)309(22.2)
 41091(13.2)209(12.8)288(14.5)157(13.8)262(12.2)175(12.6)
 ≥ 5639(7.7)135(8.3)175(8.8)78(6.8)150(7.0)101(7.2)
  1. a History or measurement
  2. b Cigarette or water-pipe smoking
  3. c Inappropriate fruit, vegetable, red meat and fish consumption (3 of 4)
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