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Research Article

Metabolic Syndrome according to Three Definitions in Hammam-Sousse Sahloul Heart Study: A City Based Tunisian Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of the study subjects (%).

VariablesResults

Age tranches
 20–29174 (15.5)
 30–39198 (17.7)
 40–49272 (24.3)
 50–59211 (18.8)
 60–69137 (12.2)
 ≥70129 (11.5)
Sex-ratio M/W and Tabac0.48
 Men 364 (32.5)
 Women 757 (67.5)
 Tabac 139 (12.4)
Civil status
 Married785 (70)
 Single211 (18.8)
 Divorcee21 (1.9)
 Widower102 (9.1)
 Imprecise 2 (0.2)
Academic level
 Illiterate199 (17.8)
 Primary school404 (36)
 Middle school (college)73 (6.5)
 High school257 (22.9)
 Superior (higher education)147 (13.1)
 Diploma after universities41 (3.7)
Professional activity
 Senior official of the state18 (1.6)
 Employee of the state85 (7.6)
 High executive in the private27 (2.4)
 Employee on the private147 (13.1)
 Independent63 (5.6)
 Worker83 (7.4)
 Student/high school student63 (5.6)
 Retired man89 (7.9)
 Housewife486 (43.4)
 Unemployed person36 (3.2)
 Disabled person18 (1.6)
 Imprecise6 (0.5)
Known diseases
 Diabetes145 (12.9)
 Hypertension232 (20.7)
 Dyslipidemia100 (8.9)
 Dysthyroidia50 (4.5)
 CVD122 (10.9)