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Table 2 Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors

From: Management of diabetes mellitus and associated cardiovascular risk factors in Brazil – the Brazilian study on the practice of diabetes care

  Diabetes
Type 1 (N=375) Type 2 (N=983)
Hypertension 84 (22.8) 729 (75.7)
Dyslipidemia 103 (28.5) 672 (70.9)
Smoking
  Current 42 (11.4) 107 (11.3)
  Previous 21 (5.7) 160 (16.9)
  Never 305 (82.9) 678 (71.7)
Central obesity 146 (38.9) 822 (83.6)
Metabolic syndrome
NCEP - 562 (57.1)
IDF - 522 (53.1)
  1. Numbers in brackets mean percentage of an absolute number.
  2. NCEP National Cholesterol Education Program criteria, IDF International Diabetes Federation criteria. Central obesity defined as waist circumference >90 cm in men and >80 cm in women according to the IDF recommendations for South Americans.