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Table 1 Prevalence of major cardiovascular risk factors and cardiovascular disease in various generations

From: High cardiovascular risks in a North Indian Agarwal community: a case series

  Number Smoking Central obesity High blood pressure Diabetes High Cholesterol on Treatment Coronary artery disease Cerebrovascular disease
First generation 2 0 0 2 (100.0) 0 0 0 (0.0) 2 (100.0)
Second generation 6 2 (33.3) 2 (33.3) 6 (100.0) 2 (33.3) 2 (33.3) 4 (66.7) 2 (33.3)
Second generation spouse 6 0 3 (50.0) 3 (50.0) 1 (16.7) 1 (16.7) 3 (50.0) 0
Third generation 25 0 13 (52.0) 19 (76.0) 4 (14.8) 13 (48.1) 4 (16.0) 1 (4.0)
Third generation spouse 20 0 12 (60.0) 5 (25.0) 1 (5.0) 1 (5.0) 1 (5.0) 0
Fourth generation >35 yr 18/50 0 11 (61.1) 9 (50.0) 0 2 (11.1) 1 (5.6) 0
Fourth generation spouse >35 yr 12/25 3 (25.0) 8 (66.7) 3 (25.0) 1 (8.9) 0 0 0
Total 89/134 5 (5.6) 59 (66.3) 47 (52.8) 9 (10.1) 16 (18.0) 13 (14.6) 5 (5.6)