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Table 2 Distribution of non-communicable disease risk factors in Bangladeshi adults, STEPS 2013

From: Clustering of non-communicable diseases risk factors in Bangladeshi adults: An analysis of STEPS survey 2013

Risk factors Both sexes Men Women P values
Fruits/ vegetables, servings/daya 2.0 (0.8, 3.0) 2.0 (0.9, 3.0) 2.0 (0.7, 3.0) 0.23
Physical activity, MET- minute/weeka 1680 (0, 5400) 2400 (0, 8400) 980 (0, 4100) 0.00
Body mass index, Kg/m^2b 22.9 (4.1) 22.8 (3.7) 23.0 (4.4) 0.05
Systolic blood pressure, mmHgb 117.9 (15.9) 118.5 (14.1) 117.5 (17.2) 0.10
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHgb 75.3 (12.1) 75.7 (11.6) 75.1 (12.5) 0.08
  1. aMedian (interquartile range); bMean (standard deviation); MET indicates metabolic equivalents