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Table 1 Description of dataset from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005–2006 on 2,217 subjects of 40 years and older and full information on outcome CVD and displayed risk factors

From: An illustration of and programs estimating attributable fractions in large scale surveys considering multiple risk factors

  40 to 59 years
(N = 1,038)
60 years and older
(N = 1,179)
Variable n % n %
CVD 52 5.0 227 19.3
Male 491 47.3 617 52.3
Hypertension 442 42.6 828 70.2
High total cholesterol 449 43.3 623 52.8
HDL cholesterol < 45 mg/dl 341 32.9 334 28.3
Smoking 495 47.7 651 55.2
Diabetes 113 10.9 241 20.4