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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and lifestyles of the study population

From: Diet and physical activity in people with intermediate cardiovascular risk and their relationship with the health-related quality of life: results from the MARK study

  Global n = 314 Men n = 155 (49,4%) Women n = 159 (50,6%)  
  Mean or number SD or % Mean or number SD or % Mean or number SD or % p value
Age (years) 61.1 8.4 60.0 8.9 62.2 7.9 0.019
Hypertension (n, %) 238 75.8 122 78.7 116 73 0.239
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (n, %) 76 24.2 44 28.4 32 20.1 0.113
Dyslipidemia (n, %) 272 86.6 132 85.2 140 88.1 0.509
Obesity (n, %) 83 26.4 39 25.2 44 27.7 0.701
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 28.1 4.3 28.2 3.6 28.0 4.9 0.721
Diet
 Adherence to the Mediterranean diet (n, %) 167 53.2 75 48.4 92 57.9 0.113
 Mediterranean diet (total score) 5.5 1.5 5.4 1.5 5.6 1.5 0.243
 Diet Quality Index (total score) 31.3 2.7 31.3 2.8 31.4 2.6 0.728
Physical activity
 METS-min/week 1773 1703 2211 2086 1346 1062 <0.001
Physical activity classification
 Sedentary (n, %) 78 24.8 31 20.0 47 29.6 <0.001
 Moderately active (n, %) 90 28.7 41 26.5 49 30.8
 Active (n, %) 71 22.6 30 19.4 41 25.8
 Very active (n, %) 75 23.9 53 34.2 22 13.8
Tobacco
 Smokers (n, %) 68 21.7 38 24.5 30 18.9 0.273
Alcohol
 Grames/week 73.1 109.9 116.4 134.9 30.9 50.7 <0.001
 Risk consumption (n, %) 21 6.7 17 11.0 4 2.5 <0.001
Comorbidities
 Charlson Comorbidity Index 2.5 0.8 2.5 0.8 2.5 0.9 0.376
  1. MET basal metabolic rate