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Table 1 Comparisons of Swiss MONICA samples (ages 35–64 yrs).

From: Binary classification of dyslipidemia from the waist-to-hip ratio and body mass index: a comparison of linear, logistic, and CART models

Study Variable Vaud-Fribourg a Ticino b
Male Gender 48.9% 48.2%
Age (yrs) c 47.8 ± 8.5 49.5 ± 8.2
Women 47.9 ± 8.5 49.7 ± 8.3
Men 47.8 ± 8.4 49.2 ± 8.1
TC/HDL-C ratio c 4.9 ± 1.7 5.1 ± 1.8
Women 4.2 ± 1.3 4.4 ± 1.6
Men 5.7 ± 1.8 5.8 ± 1.9
Dyslipidemia d 41.6% 44.4%
Women 22.4% 25.9%
Men 61.7% 64.4%
WHR c 0.85 ± 0.09 0.85 ± 0.08
Women 0.78 ± 0.05 0.80 ± 0.06
Men 0.92 ± 0.06 0.91 ± 0.05
BMI (kg/m 2 ) c 25.6 ± 4.0 26.0 ± 4.3
Women 24.6 ± 4.2 25.4 ± 4.9
Men 26.5 ± 2.6 26.6 ± 3.4
Current Cigarette Smoking 25.6 % 31.1 %
Women 24.7% 26.5%
Men 26.6% 36.2%
Hypertension e 21.7% 22.9%
Women 14.7% 17.0%
Men 29.0% 29.2%
  1. a n = 1,120 (572 Women, 548 Men) b n = 1,429 (741 Women, 688 Men) c Mean ± SD. d TC/HDL-C ratio ≥ 5.0. e Diastolic blood pressure > 90 mmHg and/or treated hypertension.
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