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Table 1

Baseline characteristics of men and women in the CHA Detection Project in Industry

Men (n = 20,433)Women (n = 15,149)
Age, mean (SD), yr 40.0 (12.45) 39.8 (14.10) 
Plasma glucose, mean (SD), mg/dl 134.2 (44.84) 129.5 (42.28) 
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m2 26.6 (3.66) 24.0 (4.38) 
SBP, mean (SD), mm Hg 138.7 (18.56) 131.3 (19.34) 
Heart rate, mean (SD), beats/min 75.8 (12.14) 77.8 (12.01) 
Serum uric acid, mean (SD), mg/dl 6.2 (1.28) 4.5 (1.14) 
Height, mean (SD), cm 175.8 (7.24) 163.3 (6.60) 
Education, %   
 Less than high school 19.6 21.0 
 High school graduate 30.9 49.8 
 Some college 19.2 17.3 
 College graduate 30.3 11.8 
Smoking, %   
 Never smoked 26.5 44.7 
 Past smoker 29.8 15.8 
 Smoke 1–20 cigs/day 28.7 32.2 
 Smoke >20 cigs/day 15.1 7.2 
Race, %   
 White 90.3 84.1 
 African-American 6.6 13.3 
 Other 3.1 2.6 
Men (n = 20,433)Women (n = 15,149)
Age, mean (SD), yr 40.0 (12.45) 39.8 (14.10) 
Plasma glucose, mean (SD), mg/dl 134.2 (44.84) 129.5 (42.28) 
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m2 26.6 (3.66) 24.0 (4.38) 
SBP, mean (SD), mm Hg 138.7 (18.56) 131.3 (19.34) 
Heart rate, mean (SD), beats/min 75.8 (12.14) 77.8 (12.01) 
Serum uric acid, mean (SD), mg/dl 6.2 (1.28) 4.5 (1.14) 
Height, mean (SD), cm 175.8 (7.24) 163.3 (6.60) 
Education, %   
 Less than high school 19.6 21.0 
 High school graduate 30.9 49.8 
 Some college 19.2 17.3 
 College graduate 30.3 11.8 
Smoking, %   
 Never smoked 26.5 44.7 
 Past smoker 29.8 15.8 
 Smoke 1–20 cigs/day 28.7 32.2 
 Smoke >20 cigs/day 15.1 7.2 
Race, %   
 White 90.3 84.1 
 African-American 6.6 13.3 
 Other 3.1 2.6 
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