Table 3

Comparison of biological risk markers in subjects examined both at the age of 30 and at the age of 35 years

 Variable studiedMen (n=502)Women (n=579)
30 years35 years30 years35 years
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Body weight (kg)80.011.283.03-165 12.264.510.467.23-165 11.4
Body height (cm)180.06.4180.07.2165.95.9165.85.9
BMI (kg/m2)24.73.125.63-165 3.323.43.424.43-165 3.8
Waist (cm)88.89.092.13-165 9.376.28.578.83-165 9.2
Hip (cm)101.66.0102.93-165 6.399.77.7101.43-165 8.1
WHR (cm/cm)0.870.060.893-165 0.060.760.050.783-165 0.06
Cholesterol (mmol/l)4.910.995.163-165 1.024.820.915.003-165 0.91
Systolic BP (mm Hg)126.511.9124.83-160 11.0118.211.0118.211.0
Diastolic BP (mm Hg)79.29.279.58.576.18.576.48.2
  • 3-160 p<0.01,

  • 3-165 p<0.001, comparison with values at 30 years of age.