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Table 1 Study population characteristics

From: Cardiovascular risk factors among women with self-reported infertility

  Infertility, no Infertility, yes
N = 1686 N = 282
Continuous data Mean SD Mean SD
Age (years) 46.4 9.4 47.3 7.7
Live births (#) 1.6 1.2 1.5 1.2
Age at menarche (years) 12.8 1.6 12.8 1.5
BMI (kg/m2) 26.9 6.1 28.0 7.0
SBP (mmHg) 112.2 14.1 112.6 15.3
DBP (mmHg) 71.7 9.1 71.8 8.9
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL) 185.7 33.9 187.8 35.8
HDL (mg/dL) 67.0 17.3 65.7 17.2
Fasting Glucose (mg/dL) 93.1 16.4 92.2 11.7
Physical activity index 35.6 5.0 35.7 5.1
  Infertility, no Infertility, yes
Count data N % N %
Cohort (number from Gen 3) 1538 91.2% 254 90.1%
Current smoking 169 10.0% 19 6.7%
Hypertension 296 17.6% 53 18.8%
CVD 31 1.8% 5 1.8%
Lipid lowering medication 371 22.0% 63 22.5%
Diabetes mellitus 70 4.2% 11 3.9%
Menopausal 601 35.6% 93 33.0%
Cycle > 35 daysa 60 6.1% 13 7.7%
  1. aAmong pre-menopausal women who responded