Table 2.

Baseline characteristics of study subjects by height, weight, and BMI

Height*WeightBMI (kg/m2)
1st quartile2nd quartile3rd quartile4th quartile1st quartile2nd quartile3rd quartile4th quartile<18.518.5-22.923.0-24.925.0-29.930.0≤
Men (n = 45,007)
    No. of subjects13,8819,77811,29910,04912,07112,3069,88910,7411,23318,83012,43911,560945
    Proportion (%)30.821.725.122.326.827.322.023.92.741.827.625.72.1
    Age (y) ± SD54.7 ± 7.752.2 ± 7.850.8 ± 7.748.8 ± 7.454.2 ± 8.252.3 ± 7.950.9 ± 7.649.7 ± 7.254.3 ± 9.052.3 ± 8.251.7 ± 7.851.1 ± 7.550.6 ± 7.3
    Alcohol intake (%)
    Nondrinkers and occasional drinkers35.633.031.128.034.531.230.631.740.631.530.933.239.7
        1-149 g/wk21.423.323.024.021.723.723.922.021.323.123.522.217.3
        150-299 g/wk19.319.620.620.819.420.320.719.817.420.220.719.815.6
        ≥300 g/wk23.724.025.427.223.924.924.726.520.825.224.924.827.5
    Smoking status (%)
        Never27.424.222.420.921.023.625.926.217.020.325.428.930.0
        Former24.124.924.322.021.023.925.425.519.521.225.826.426.7
        Current48.450.953.357.157.952.548.748.363.858.548.844.843.4
Women (n = 49,540)
    No. of subjects13,26814,8749,60411,79413,48711,53412,90111,6181,75421,62812,04612,5141,598
    Proportion (%)26.830.019.423.827.223.326.023.53.543.724.325.33.2
    Age (y) ± SD55.1 ± 7.952.7 ± 7.851.1 ± 7.749.7 ± 7.553.1 ± 8.552.1 ± 8.052.0 ± 7.851.9 ± 7.753.1 ± 8.851.6 ± 8.252.3 ± 7.853.2 ± 7.753.2 ± 7.7
    Alcohol intake (%)
    Nondrinkers and occasional drinkers91.889.187.684.688.887.987.989.287.386.989.090.392.4
        1-149 g/wk6.68.79.912.28.99.89.88.29.810.49.17.55.6
        150-299 g/wk0.91.31.62.01.51.41.31.51.81.71.11.41.0
        ≥300 g/wk0.70.90.91.30.90.81.01.01.10.90.90.91.0
    Smoking status (%)
        Never93.993.092.290.391.793.293.291.887.692.093.992.889.8
        Former1.21.51.31.91.41.11.51.91.71.41.41.72.1
        Current4.95.56.57.87.05.75.36.310.76.64.75.68.1
  • *The ranges of each quartile for height were 115-160, 161-164, 165-168, and 169-199 cm for men, and 110-148, 149-152, 153-155, and 156-198 cm for women.

  • The ranges of each quartile for weight were 30-57, 58-63, 64-69, and 70-115 kg for men, and 27-49, 50-53, 54-59, and 60-98 kg for women.