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Table 1 Selected characteristics of the study participants

From: Accessibility and use of urban green spaces, and cardiovascular health: findings from a Kaunas cohort study

Characteristic*
Age at entry, mean ± SD, years 60.4 ± 7.49
Systolic BP, mean ± SD, mmHg 141.1 ± 21.8
Diastolic BP, mean ± SD, mmHg 90.1 ± 12.3
Total serum cholesterol, mean ± SD, mmol/L 5.98 ± 1.14
Fasting glucose, mean ± SD, mmol/L 5.80 ± 1.18
BMI, mean ± SD, kg/m2 29.3 ± 5.20
Proportion of men (%) 2163 (43.3)
Current smokers (%) 852 (16.8)
Leisure-time physical inactivity (%) 1176 (23.8)
Arterial hypertension (%) 3352 (67.6)
Overweight (%) 1936 (39.3)
Obesity (%) 1996 (40.5)
Fasting glucose level 7.0 mmol/L or more (%) 432 (8.9)
Total serum cholesterol 6.2 mmol/L or more (%) 1947 (39.5)
Prevalence of CHD (%) 892 (18.0)
Prevalence of stroke (%) 75 (1.5)
Prevalence of diabetes mellitus (%) 354 (7.2)
Green space users (%) 2543 (49.7)
  1. BP–blood pressure. *all prevalence rates and means are age-standardized.
  2. BMI–body mass index.
  3. CHD–coronary heart disease.
  4. SD–standard deviation.