Table 3: The general characteristics of the study population.

Characteristics of the study population
CharacteristicsMales 𝑛 (%)Females 𝑛 (%)Total 𝑃 value

Age (years)
20–40 YRS58 (18.65)41 (16.02)99 (17.46)
41–60 YRS149 (47.91)147 (57.42)296 (52.20).075
>60 YRS104 (33.44)68 (26.56)172 (30.34)

BMI
Normal62 (20.53)53 (21.54)115 (20.99)
Overweight147 (48.68)101 (41.06)248 (45.26).169
OBESE93 (30.79)92 (37.4)185 (33.76)

Smoking
Non-smokers195 (74.14)243 (96.43)438 (85.05) <.001*
Smokers68 (25.86)9 (3.57)77 (14.95)

Alcohol
No alcohol consumption235 (75.56)251 (98.05)486 (85.71) <.001*
Alcohol consumption76 (24.44)5 (1.95)81 (14.29)

HTN
Normal233 (71.70)179 (69.92)402 (70.90) .642
H/O HTN88 (28.3.)77 (30.08)165 (29.10)

Diabetes
Normal244 (78.46)221 (86.33)465 (82.01) .015**
H/O diabetes67 (21.54)35 (13.67)102 (17.99)

( -significant).