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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the population included in the screening of high blood glucose in Brazil, 2018

From: Prevalence of people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus and the involvement of community pharmacies in a national screening campaign: a pioneer action in Brazil

Variables n %
Gender
 Male 7112 40.5
 Female 10,468 59.5
Age (years)
 20–45 8412 47.9
 45 − 54 3374 19.2
 55 − 64 3188 18.1
 65–79 2606 14.8
Abdominal circumference (cm)
 Male < 94 2916 41.0
  94 − 102 2099 29.5
   > 102 2097 29.5
 Female < 80 2222 21.2
  80 − 88 2184 20.9
   > 88 6062 57.9
Color
 White 8318 47.3
 Brown 6679 38.0
 Black 2253 12.8
 Yellow 192 1.1
 Indigenous 52 0.3
 Uninformed 86 0.5
Educational level (years)
 Illiterate 814 4.6
 1 − 3 173 1.0
 4 − 7 2936 16.7
 8 − 10 3166 18.0
 11 − 14 5108 29.1
  ≥ 15 5383 30.6
Practice of physical activity
 Yes 5575 31.7
 No 12,005 68.3
Consumption of vegetables and/or fruits
 Every day 10,024 57.0
 Do not eat every day 7556 43.0
Diagnosis or use of medicines for hypertension
 Yes 5413 30.8
 No 12,167 69.2
High blood glucose in the past
 Yes 2780 15.8
 No 14,800 84.2
Family member with type 1 or 2 diabetes mellitus
 No 7377 42.0
 Yes (grandparents, uncles, cousins) 3741 21.3
 Yes: parents. siblings or children 6462 36.7