Table 1

Baseline characteristics

Overall
n=408
Secondary sector n=143Tertiary sector
n=145
Administrative group n=120P value
Demographic
 Age (years), mean (SD)36.8 (10.4)35.0 (11.3)36.9 (10.0)39.0 (9.5)0.008
 Female sex, n (%)206 (50.5)67 (46.9)82 (56.6)57 (47.5)0.190
Work environment and conditions, n (%)
 Seniority in the company (>36 months)294 (72.1)87 (60.8)108 (74.5)99 (82.5)<0.001
 Size of the company (>12 workers)300 (73.5)123 (86.0)110 (75.9)67 (55.8)<0.001
Comorbidities and life habits, n (%)
 Hypertension77 (18.9)15 (10.5)34 (23.4)28 (23.3)0.006
 Diabetes mellitus13 (3.2)5 (3.5)7 (4.8)1 (0.8)0.177
 Hyperlipidaemia169 (41.4)52 (36.4)62 (42.8)55 (45.8)0.276
 Hyperuricaemia38 (9.3)9 (6.3)13 (9.0)16 (13.3)0.145
 Smoking habit187 (45.8)69 (48.3)68 (46.9)52 (43.4)0.008
 Alcohol consumption235 (57.6)84 (58.7)82 (56.6)69 (57.5)0.107
 Body mass index, mean (SD)25.5 (4.5)26.0 (4.4)25.1 (4.5)25.3 (4.7)0.255
 Overweight135 (33.1)54 (37.8)41 (28.3)40 (33.3)0.239
 Obesity55 (13.5)23 (16.1)18 (12.4)14 (11.7)
 Regular physical activity189 (46.3)58 (40.6)70 (48.3)61 (50.8)0.211
Vital signs and blood parameters, mean (SD)
 Heart rate (beats per min)72.5 (12.3)72.4 (12.4)75.1 (12.8)69.7 (11.1)0.002
 Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)121.2 (16.0)120.4 (13.6)121.9 (17.6)121.4 (16.7)0.723
 Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)73.4 (11.2)70.9 (9.6)74.5 (13.2)75.1 (10.1)0.004
 Total cholesterol (mg/dL)186.5 (33.2)182.2 (32.7)187.5 (33.7)190.3 (33.1)0.131
 Low density lipoprotein (mg/dL)106.4 (29.0)102.1 (27.4)107.6 (29.9)110 (29.4)0.072
 High density lipoprotein (mg/dL)60.7 (14.7)59.3 (13.2)61.7 (15.3)61.2 (15.8)0.361
 Triglycerides (mg/dL)96.9 (62.5)105.2 (68.9)89.2 (64.2)96.4 (50.6)0.095
 Uric acid (mg/dL)4.9 (1.4)4.8 (1.3)4.8 (1.3)5.1 (1.5)0.221
 Glucose (mg/dL)83.3 (12.8)82.2 (13.3)84.2 (12.3)83.5 (12.8)0.417