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Table 3 Physiological and biochemical measurements of the respondents

From: Dietary habits and metabolic risk factors for non-communicable diseases in a university undergraduate population

Variable Upper limit of standard values (mmol/liter) Freq of normal Percentage Frequency of disorder Percentage
Total cholesterol < 5.2 71 67.6 34 32.4
Triglyceride < 2 105 100 0 0
HDL-cholesterol > 1.2 44 42.7 59 57.3
LDL-cholesterol < 4 80 76.2 25 23.8
Fasting blood glucose <= 6.1 104 99 1 1
Blood pressure
  Standard value (mmHg) Frequency Percentage   
Systolic
Optimal BP < 90 372 74.0   
Normal BP 90–120 76 15.0   
High normal BP 120–139 41 8.2   
Hypertensive ≥140 14 2.8   
Diastolic      
Optimal BP < 60 432 85.9   
Normal BP 61–80 42 8.3   
High normal BP 81–89 15 3   
Hypertensive ≥ 90 14 2.8   
  1. HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, BP blood pressure