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Table 2 Association of vascular risk factors with psychological distress, N = 45, 532

From: Subjective memory complaints, vascular risk factors and psychological distress in the middle-aged: a cross-sectional study

   Level of psychological distress - K10  
Vascular risk factors N   n (%)   Chi-square
   Low Moderate Severe  
Obesity 10, 147 7, 629 (75.2%) 2, 363 (23.3%) 155 (1.5%) 95.61*
-non-obesity 35, 385 28, 084 (79.4%) 6, 981 (19.7%) 320 (0.9%)  
Diabetes 2, 475 1, 821 (73.6%) 599 (24.2%) 55 (2.2%) 60.03*
-no diabetes 43, 057 33, 892 (78.7%) 8, 745 (20.3%) 420 (1.0%)  
Current smoker 3, 928 2, 752 (70.1%) 1, 065 (27.1%) 111 (2.8%) 260.39*
-non-smoker 41, 604 32, 961 (79.2%) 8, 279 (19.9%) 364 (0.9%)  
Treatment for hypertension 7, 338 5, 653 (77.0%) 1, 607 (21.9%) 78 (1.1%) 10.30
-no treatment for hypertension 38, 194 30, 060 (78.7%) 7, 737 (20.3%) 397 (1.0%)  
Treatment for hypercholesterolaemia 4, 892 3, 731 (76.3%) 1, 098 (22.4%) 63 (1.3%) 16.30*
-no treatment for hypercholesterolaemia 40, 640 31, 892 (78.7%) 8, 246 (20.3%) 412 (1.0%)  
  1. Note: *p < 0.001.