Table 1

Sociodemography and profile of the respondents

Demographic data and profileFrequency (%)
Mean age±SD (years)57.23±9.81
Mean income±SD (Ringgit Malaysia)1824.34±2112.09
Mean body mass index±SD (kg/m2)28.02±13.17
Gender (female)685 (62.6)
Ethnicity
Malay559 (51.1)
Chinese234 (21.4)
Indian161 (14.7)
Indigenous112 (10.2)
 Other28 (2.6)
Smoker185 (16.9)
Diabetes665 (60.8)
Hypertension840 (76.8)
Family history of stroke165 (15.1)
Family history of cardiovascular disease158 (14.4)