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Table 1 Prevalence of CVD risk by WHO/ISH risk category and summary of salient patient characteristics

From: Cardiovascular disease risk and prevention amongst Syrian refugees: mixed methods study of Médecins Sans Frontières programme in Jordan

  WHO/ISH risk category History of CVD (n = 608)
  <10% (n = 1650) 10 to <20% (n = 325) 20 to <30% (n = 139) 30 to <40% (n = 70) ≥ 40% (n = 115)
Percent of Total Population (95% CI) 56.8 (54.9, 58.6) 11.2 (10.1 12.4) 4.8 (4.0 5.6) 2.4 (1.9, 3.1) 4.0 (3.3, 4.7) 20.9 (19.5, 22.4)
Median Age (IQR) 50 (42–57) 64 (60–71) 66 (61.0–72.5) 64 (61.25–71) 66 (62–71) 61 (53–68)
Percent Male (95% CI) 33.8 (31.5, 36.2) 41.2 (35.9, 46.8) 41.7 (33.5, 50.4) 34.3 (23.6, 46.7) 40.9 (31.9, 50.4) 53.5 (49.4, 57.5)
Percent with type one diabetes (95% CI) 2.4 (1.7, 3.2) 0.3 (0.0, 2.0) 0.7 (0.0, 4.5) 0.0 (0.0, 6.5) 0.9 (0.0, 5.5) 0.2 (0.0, 1.1)
Percent with type two diabetes (95% CI) 42.5 (40.1, 45.0) 63.1 (57.5, 68.3) 64.7 (56.1, 72.5) 80.0 (68.4, 88.3) 80.0 (71.3, 86.70 52.3 (48.2, 56.3)
Percent who smoke (95% CI) 23.7 (21.7, 25.8) 19.7 (15.6, 24.5) 32.4 (24.8, 40.9) 28.6 (18.7, 40.8) 28.7 (20.8, 38.0) 31.2 (27.6, 35.1)
Mean SBP (mmHg) (SD) 124.39 (17.60) 139.74 (18.62) 146.58 (20.95) 156.07 (15.39) 171.64 (20.47) 129.03 (22.96)
Mean total cholesterol (mmol/L) (SD) 5.16 (0.96) 5.18 (1.13) 5.41 (1.61) 5.64 (1.25) 6.28 (1.59) 4.74 (1.11)
Percent with total cholesterol ≥8 mmol/L or (diabetes & age ≥ 40) (95% CI) 38.4 (36.1, 40.8) 63.7 (58.2, 68.9) 66.2 (57.6, 73.9) 81.4 (70.0, 89.4) 80.9 (72.3, 87.4) 52.5 (48.4, 56.5)
Percent with a family history of diabetes (95% CI) 69.0 (66.7, 71.2) 65.2 (59.7, 70.3) 48.9 (40.4, 57.5) 65.7 (53.3, 76.4) 63.5 (53.9, 72.1) 62.5 (58.5, 66.3)
Percent with a family history of premature CVD (95% CI) 39.2 (36.9, 41.6) 25.8 (21.2, 31.0) 29.5 (22.2, 37.9) 21.4 (12.9, 33.2) 29.6 (21.6, 38.9) 42.3 (38.3, 46.3)
Percent with high waist circumference (95% CI) 79.5 (77.5, 81.4) 79.7 (74.8, 83.8) 73.4 (65.1, 80.3) 85.7 (74.8, 92.6) 83.5 (75.1, 89.5) 72.7 (68.9, 76.2)
  1. Abbreviations: SBP systolic blood pressure