Table 1

Demographic and baseline characteristics of the study population (n=2843)

Baseline characteristicStudy population (n=2843)
Age (years), mean±SD (median, IQR)48.7±8.6 (50.7, 43.6–55.6)
Male/female, n (%)1076 (37.8)/1767 (62.2)
Weight (kg), mean±SD (median, IQR)91.0±14.1 (90.0, 82.0–99.5)
BMI (kg/m2), mean±SD (median, IQR)32.0±4.6 (31.8, 29.2–34.6)
Waist circumference (cm), mean±SD (median, IQR)98.4±12.4 (98.0, 90.0–105.0)
Comorbid conditions
 According to the nature of the disease, n (%)*
  Overweight/obesity2298 (80.8)
  Elevated cholesterol2122 (74.6)
  Hypertension1642 (57.8)
  T2DM477 (16.8)
 According to the number of diseases, n (%)
  1580 (20.4)
  21112 (39.1)
  3869 (30.6)
  4282 (9.9)
  • Percentages are calculated as n/N.

  • *Patients may have more than one comorbid condition.

  • BMI, body mass index; T2DM, type 2 diabetes mellitus.