Table 2.

Population-based studies performed in urban adult populations in Brazil

AuthorsPlaceSubjects Surveyed (n)HypertensionOverweight + ObeseCurrent SmokerObeseSedentaryDiabetesHigh CholesterolCentral Obesity
Freitas et al.(19)Catanduva68831.555.5NA18.671.46.7NANA
Gus et al.(20)Rio Grande do Sul106631.654.733.921.071.37.025.7NA
Lessa et al.(21)Salvador143929.944.821.713.660.28.331.335.5
Veiga Jardim et al.(22)Goiania173936.443.620.113.662.3NANA38.5b
Pereira et al.(23)Tubarao70740.5NANANANANANANA
Araujo de Castro et al.(24)Formiga28532.7NA22.8NANANANA31.2 women, 9.2 mena
Araujo de Souza et al.(25)Campo Grande89241.4NANANANANANANA
Dias Da Costa et al.(26)Pelotas196837.2a53.130.4NA80.65.6NANA
Atlas Corações do Brazil (29)Whole country250028.557.924.222.583.59.021.625.7,a 37.1b women 9.6,a 24.5b men
  • a ATP criteria (27).

  • b International Diabetes Federation criteria (28).