Table 1. Demographic characteristics and baseline data of recruited participants
CharacteristicParticipants, n
Age (years)40–493
50–5910
60–694
70–796
SexMale:Female13:10
ResidenceUrban:Rural11:12
Currently employedYes:No6:17
BMINormal18.5–24.91
Overweight25.0–29.93
Obese30.0–34.97
35.0–39.98
≥404
10-year CVD risk,%No value recordeda 9
≤107
11–151
16–202
>204
Taking specified types of medicationAnti-hypertensive21
Cholesterol-lowering16
Diuretic9
Aspirin9
Antiplatelet or anticoagulant6
Anti-angina3
Other16
  • aOf these, 8 had established CHD; one had hypertension but no recorded risk score.

  • BMI = body mass index. CVD = cardiovascular disease.