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Table 1 General characteristics of the study population in 2005 and 2014

From: The nine-year changes of the incidence and characteristics of metabolic syndrome in China: longitudinal comparisons of the two cross-sectional surveys in a newly formed urban community

  2005 (n = 1042) 2014 (n = 1053) P value
Gender (female) 658 (63.15) 642 (60.97) NS
Age (years) 53.72 ± 12.14 57.08 ± 12.46 <0.001
Occupation (peasants) 587 (56.33) 254 (24.12) <0.001
BMI (kg/m2) 24.18 ± 3.28 25.26 ± 3.53 <0.001
MetS 309 (29.65) 479 (45.49) <0.001
Recognized diseases    
 CHD 34 (3.26) 116 (11.02) <0.001
 Type 2 DM 33 (3.17) 92 (8.74) <0.001
 Hypertension 233 (22.36) 381 (36.18) <0.001
 Dyslipidemia 32 (3.07) 100 (9.50) <0.001
  1. Data were showed as mean ± SD or number of subjects (%)
  2. BMI body mass index, CHD coronary heart disease, DM diabetes mellitus