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Table 2 Participants' characteristics

From: Longitudinal and age trends of metabolic syndrome and its risk factors: The Family Heart Study

Variables N Mean Std. Dev. Mean Std. Dev. Mean Std. Dev. Mean Std. Dev.
   Original FHS-Time1 Original FHS-Time2 Corrected FHS-Time1* Corrected FHS-Time2
AGE 2458 50.6 13.0 58.0 13.0 - - - -
BMI 2337 27.6 5.3 29.0 5.6 - - - -
WAIST 2334 96.7 14.9 99.3 16.0 - - - -
GLUC 1877 97.1 23.1 100.0 21.4 - - - -
HDLC 2417 50.1 14.5 48.8 14.3 50.0 14.5 48.1 14.3
TG 2419 148.9 100.3 144.1 92.1 149.2 100.9 151.2 97.8
SBP 2330 116.0 17.0 121.2 20.3 118.9 20.0 126.4 23.6
DBP 2330 69.0 9.7 69.7 9.8 71.1 11.3 73.4 11.4
Ratio smokers          
vs. non-smokers - 0.41 - 0.26 - - - - -
Ratio males          
vs. females - 0.82 - 0.82 - - - - -
  1. *The value of a trait was corrected if a participant used medication for improving the profile of lipids/of BP (see Methods)