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Am J Prev Med. 2008 August; 35(2): 118–126.
doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2008.04.013

Table 2

Baseline characteristics

TotalAfrican American
Non–African American
MenWomenMenWomen
n1685196540355594
Age, mean (SD)54.8 (9.1)52.3 (10.1)52.3 (8.9)57.5 (8.9)56.2 (8.2)
Women, %67.301000100
Hispanic, %1.40.50.42.32.0
Education, %
High school9.06.67.55.713.1
Some college33.729.739.823.435.7
College degree22.229.921.822.619.8
Post college35.133.830.948.231.4
Income, $, %
<30,0009.44.616.23.78.1
30,000-59,00035.227.341.824.937.9
60,000-89,99930.736.528.631.930.0
≥90K24.731.513.439.424.0
On BP medications, %87.589.394.482.083.8
On lipid-lowering medications, %38.338.323.154.442.6
Weight, kg mean (SD)96.5 (16.5)107.3 (16.2)95.1 (15.1)104.7 (15.2)89.2 (14.5)
BMI, mean (SD)34.3 (4.8)34.1(4.5)35.6(4.9)33.6(4.3)33.6(4.9)
Obese (BMI≥30), %78.880.684.478.373.4
# Alcohol beverages/day, mean (SD)0.2 (0.4)0.2 (0.3)0.1 (0.2)0.4 (0.6)0.2 (0.4)
Current tobacco use, %6.38.27.06.54.9