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Cardiovascular Diseases and Women: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior in the General Population in Italy

Table 1

Self-reported characteristics and health status of participants in the study.

%

Age (years) 38 ± 6.1 (21–67)*
 18–30657.9
 31–3524529.6
 36–4029235.3
 41–4514517.4
 >45819.8
Body mass index (BMI) 25.1 ± 4.5 (16.8–52.7)*
 Underweight81.1
 Normal8758.7
 Overweight22627.2
 Obese 10913
Marital status
 Married76191.7
 Other698.3
Educational level
 No formal education, elementary or middle school23628.6
 High school43352.6
 College degree or higher15518.8
Occupation
 Employed43855.9
 Unemployed34644.1
Number of children
 112916.4
 244756.7
 ≥321226.9
Personal history of CVDs
 Yes 91.1
 No82198.9
Personal history of hypertension
 Yes 698.3
 No76191.7
Personal history of diabetes mellitus
 Yes81
 No82299
Personal history of high cholesterol levels
 Yes 334
 No79796
Menopause
 Yes425.1
 No78894.9
Hormone replacement therapy
 Yes1331
 No2969
Self-perceived health status 7.4 ± 1.9 (1–10)*

Number for each item may not add up to total number of study population due to missing value.
*Mean ± standard deviation (range).
Cardiovascular diseases.
Only for women who have already reached menopause.

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