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Table 2 Family history of disease, health behaviors, and obesity status by gender

From: Gender differences in metabolic syndrome components among the Korean 66-year-old population with metabolic syndrome

  Male (n = 43,129) Female (n = 60,634) p-value
Family history of cardiovascular disease    <0.0001
 Yes 18,777 (43.5 %) 23,553 (38.8 %)  
 No 24,352 (56.5 %) 37,081 (61.2 %)  
Family history of diabetes    <0.0001
 Yes 17,570 (40.7 %) 21,949 (36.2 %)  
 No 25,559 (59.3 %) 38,685 (63.8 %)  
Smoking status    <0.0001
 Non-smoker 18,029 (41.8 %) 58,633 (96.7 %)  
 Past smoker 13,367 (31.0 %) 550 (0.9 %)  
 Current smoker 11,733 (27.2 %) 1,451 (2.4 %)  
Alcohol consumption
 No alcohol consumption 19,940 (46.2 %) 55,282 (91.2 %) <0.0001
 1–3 times per week 11,794 (27.3 %) 4,297 (7.1 %)  
 ≥3 times per week 11,395 (26.4 %) 1,055 (1.7 %)  
Physical activity    <0.0001
 Lower moderate-intensity 38,707 (89.7 %) 57,164 (94.3 %)  
 Higher moderate-intensity 4,422 (10.3 %) 3,470 (5.7 %)  
Obesity status    <0.0001
 Underweight (<18.5 kg/m2) 658 (1.5 %) 500 (0.8 %)  
 Normal (18.5–25 kg/m2) 21,006 (48.7 %) 25,333 (41.8 %)  
 Overweight (25–29 kg/m2) 19,819 (46.0 %) 29,725 (49.0 %)  
 Obese (>30 kg/m2) 1,646 (3.8 %) 2,076 (8.4 %)  
  43,129 (100.0 %)   
  1. Data are presented as number (percentage)
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