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Table 3 Comparison of ORISCAV-LUX2 participants to the Luxembourg population by sex, age category and district of residence

From: Challenges and benefits of integrating diverse sampling strategies in the observation of cardiovascular risk factors (ORISCAV-LUX 2) study

Stratification criteria Luxembourg population Participantsa p value
(N = 342,235) (N = 1556)
n (%) n (%)
Sex    0.02
 Men 171,158 (50.0%) 730 (46.9%)  
 Women 171,077 (50.0%) 826 (53.1%)  
Age category (years)    
Women    < 0.0001
 25–34 years 36,895 (21.6%) 96 (11.6%)  
 35–44 years 40,575 (23.7%) 185 (22.4%)  
 45–54 years 37,906 (22.2%) 235 (28.4%)  
 55–64 years 27,725 (16.2%) 202 (24.5%)  
 65–79 years 27,976 (16.3%) 108 (13.1%)  
Men    < 0.0001
 25–34 years 36,625 (21.4%) 89 (12.2%)  
 35–44 years 41,519 (24.3%) 175 (24.0%)  
 45–54 years 40,216 (23.5%) 196 (26.8%)  
 55–64 years 28,760 (16.8%) 176 (24.1%)  
 65–79 years 24,038 (14.0%) 94 (12.9%)  
District    0.17
 Luxembourg 251,601 (73.5%) 1111 (71.4%)  
 Diekirch 50,207 (14.7%) 246 (15.8%)  
 Grevenmacher 40,427 (11.8%) 199 (12.8%)  
  1. aThere were 2 participants having 80 or more years old, they were excluded