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), yr40.0 (12.45)39.8 (14.10)
Plasma glucose, mean (SD), mg/dl134.2 (44.84)129.5 (42.28)
BMI, mean (SD), kg/m226.6 (3.66)24.0 (4.38)
SBP, mean (SD), mm Hg138.7 (18.56)131.3 (19.34)
Heart rate, mean (SD), beats/min75.8 (12.14)77.8 (12.01)
Serum uric acid, mean (SD), mg/dl6.2 (1.28)4.5 (1.14)
Height, mean (SD), cm175.8 (7.24)163.3 (6.60)
Education, %
 Less than high school19.621.0
 High school graduate30.949.8
 Some college19.217.3
 College graduate30.311.8
Smoking, %
 Never smoked26.544.7
 Past smoker29.815.8
 Smoke 1–20 cigs/day28.732.2
 Smoke >20 cigs/day15.17.2
Race, %
 White90.384.1
 African-American6.613.3
 Other3.12.6