Bulletin of the World Health Organization

Potential impact of single-risk-factor versus total risk management for the prevention of cardiovascular events in Seychelles

Roger Ndindjock, Jude Gedeon, Shanthi Mendis, Fred Paccaud & Pascal Bovet

Volume 89, Number 4, April 2011, 286-295

Table 4. Percentagea of people aged 40–64 years in various total cardiovascular risk categories, Seychelles, 2004

Total risk (%) % (95% CI)
Men
Women
Total
40–54 years (n = 223) 55–64 years (n = 144) 40–64 years (n = 367) 40–54 years (n = 260) 55–64 years (n = 178) 40–64 years (n = 438) 40–54 years (n = 483) 55–64 years (n = 322) 40–64 years (n = 805)
0–9.9 95.1 (91.4–97.2) 75.0 (67.3–81.4) 89.0 (85.5–91.6) 96.1 (93.0–97.8) 74.7 (67.8–80.6) 89.4 (86.4–91.8) 95.5 (93.4–97.0) 74.9 (69.8–79.3) 89.2 (87.0–91.0)
10–19.9 2.4 (1.1–5.2) 13.2 (8.6–19.8) 5.7 (3.8–8.3) 2.5 (1.2–5.2) 12.9 (8.7–18.7) 5.8 (4.0–8.2) 2.5 (1.4–4.2) 13.1 (9.8–17.3) 5.7 (4.4–7.4)
20–29.9 0.4 (0.06–2.8) 2.8 (1.0–7.2) 1.1 (0.5–2.7) 1.4 (0.5–3.8) 10.1 (6.5–15.5) 4.2 (2.7–6.3) 0.9 (0.4–2.2) 6.5 (4.3–9.7) 2.6 (1.8–3.8)
30–39.9 0.8 (0.2–3.1) 4.9 (2.3–9.9) 2.0 (1.1–3.9) 0.0 0.6 (0.08–3.9) 0.2 (0.03–1.2) 0.4 (0.1–1.6) 2.7 (1.4–5.3) 1.1 (0.6–2.1)
≥ 40 1.4 (0.4–4.2) 4.2 (1.9–9.0) 2.2 (1.1–4.3) 0.0 1.7 (0.5–5.1) 0.5 (0.2–1.6) 0.7 (0.2–2.2) 2.9 (1.5–5.5) 1.4 (0.8–2.5)

CI, confidence interval.

a Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding and missing data.