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Table 3 The characteristics and CVD risk factor profiles of the study population 25 to 74 years old

From: Comparative assessment of absolute cardiovascular disease risk characterization from non-laboratory-based risk assessment in South African populations

Dataset Number Female Age (years) Current smokers Diabetes Blood pressure treatment Mean systolic blood pressure (mmHg) Mean HDL cholesterol (mg/dl) Mean Total cholesterol (mg/dl) BMI 10-year CVD death risk >20% Non-laba
DHS[22] 9,379 60.2% 44.5 43.7% 3.85%b 8.8% 123.9 n/a n/a 26.6 17.9%
Aggregate 14,772 61.0% 46.5 33.0% 6.0% 15.0% 133.9 50.8 206.5 26.9 19.9%
BRISK 644 55.4% 39.9 33.0% 4.0%b 9.0% 120.2 54.2 166.7 27.3 10.4%
CRIBSA 1,003 64.3% 43.7 27.0% 10.0%c 20.0% 126.3 45.3 170.7 30.1 20.6%
Mangaung 718 61.5% 46.6 35.0% 7.0%c 13.0% 141.9 52.6 195.1 27.3 23.1%
QwaQwa 782 68.6% 48.1 26.0% 6.0%c 12.0% 141.0 46.7 184.3 27.3 19.9%
AHA-FS urban 385 76.8% 44.5 22.0% 8.0%b 25.0% 135.8 46.6 162.3 27.7 12.1%
AHA-FS rural 512 70.1% 47.0 41.0% 10.0%b 51.0% 143.5 45.6 190.2 26.8 17.5%
PURE, Urban 903 58.9% 49.7 54.0% 2.0%b 10.0% 136.4 58.9 195.3 24.9 24.4%
PURE, Rural 933 65.2% 47.9 51.0% 1.0%b 6.0% 129.3 58.6 191.8 24.0 20.2%
KwaZulu-Natal 742 82.5% 49.0 15.0% 1.0%b 15.0% 128.1 48.0 160.7 26.1 14.9%
CRISIC 775 50.7% 44.0 55.0% 6.0%b 6.0% 134.1 57.5 230.8 26.2 13.6%
Mamre 695 57.3% 43.4 52.0% 6,0%c 47.0% 136.5 50.8 212.9 27.0 26.6%
KORIS 5,608 54.1% 47.0 27.0% 3.0%b 7.0% 135.1 49.6 230.2 26.6 15.4%
Phoenix 1,072 73.6% 47.6 25.0% 22.0%c 39.0% 131.8 50.0 214.7 28.4 14.0%
  1. aAge standardized against WHO Segi (‘world’) reference population (gender weighted for South African population); bSelf report; cGTT. See Table 2 for references. HDL high density lipoprotein.