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Table 2 Prevalence of demographic, socioeconomic status and cumulative CVD risk factors

From: The impact of physical activity on cumulative cardiovascular disease risk factors among Malaysian adults

Characteristics by Prevalence, n (%) Mean ± SD
Demographic   
Age   51.8 ± 9.4
 35-49 3086 (42.4)  
 50-64 3328 (45.8)  
 65 and more 859 (11.8)  
 Total 7273, MV = 3  
Location   
 Urban 2859 (39.3)  
 Rural 4417 (60.7)  
 Total 7276, MV = 0  
Ethnicity   
 Malay 5618 (77.2)  
 Chinese 283 (3.9)  
 Others 1373 (18.9)  
 Total 7274, MV = 2  
Marital Status   
 Married 6408 (90.2)  
 Others 693 (9.8)  
 Total 7101, MV = 175  
Gender   
 Male 3165 (43.5)  
 Female 4111 (56.5)  
 Total 7276, MV = 0  
Socioeconomic Status   
Employment Status   
 Employed 4062 (61.0)  
 Unemployed 2595 (39.0)  
 Total 6657, MV = 619  
Income Groups   
 Less than RM 2000 4221 (69.5)  
 RM 2000 – RM 5000 1330 (21.9)  
 More than RM 5000 525 (8.6)  
 Total 6076, MV = 1200  
Physical Activity Level   
 Low 1522 (31.9)  
  Otherwise 3256 (68.1)  
  Total 4778, MV = 2498  
 Moderate 3442 (72.0)  
  Otherwise 1338 (28.0)  
  Total 4780, MV = 2496  
 High/Vigorous 3841 (69.8)  
  Otherwise 1663 (30.0)  
  Total 5504, MV = 1772  
Outcome   
Hypercholesterolemia   
 Present 4504 (71.1)  
 Not Present 1827 (28.9)  
 Total 6331, MV = 945  
Diabetes   
 Present 1137 (18.2)  
 Not Present 5123 (81.8)  
 Total 6260, MV =1016  
Tobacco Use   
 Yes 952 (13.3)  
 No 6209 (86.7)  
 Total 5257, MV = 2019  
Obesity   
 Present 5078 (71.5)  
 Not Present 2021 (28.5)  
 Total 7099, MV = 177  
Hypertension   
 Present 2502 (34.4)  
 Not Present 4188 (65.6)  
 Total 6690, MV = 586  
Cumulative CVD risk factors   
 Zero 628 (8.7)  
 One 1913 (26.4)  
 Two 2494 (34.4)  
 Three or more 2218 (30.6)  
 Total 7253, MV = 23  
  1. Note: SD- Standard Deviation, MV- number of missing values
  2. Total does not add up due to missing values