Table 1

Population (n=237 980) characteristics by stress resilience levels

High-stress (7–9)
resilience
n=56 308
Moderate-stress (4–6)
resilience
n=129 806
Low-stress (1–3)
resilience
n=51 866
p Value
Physical fitness*N (%)
7.2 (1.7)
N (%)
6.2 (1.7)
N (%)
5.5 (1.7)
<0.001
Body mass index (kg/m2), N (%)<0.001
 Underweight (<18.499)3723 (6.6)15 409 (11.9)8539 (16.5)
 Normal weight (18.5–24.999)48 639 (86.4)104 749 (80.7)38 916 (75.0)
 Overweight (25.0–29.999)3619 (6.4)8334 (6.4)3661 (7.1)
 Obese (≥30.0)327 (0.6)1314 (1.0)750 (1.4)
Cognitive function*6.1 (1.7)5.2 (1.8)4.2 (2.0)<0.001
Diastolic blood pressure* (mm Hg)71.3 (8.5)71.7 (8.6)72.1 (8.8)<0.001
Systolic blood pressure* (mm Hg)127.6 (11.1)127.7 (11.1)127.6 (11.2)0.026
CVD diagnosis0.010
 Yes1484 (2.6)3637 (2.8)1523 (2.9)
 No54 824 (97.4)126 169 (97.2)50 343 (97.1)
Parental SEI 1960, N (%)<0.001
 Manual workers19 111 (33.9)55 137 (42.5)24 636 (47.5)
 Agricultural workers1449 (2.6)5323 (4.1)2461 (4.7)
 Farm owners/managers5287 (9.4)14 138 (10.9)4327 (8.3)
 Office workers20 431 (36.3)34 147 (26.3)11 431 (22.0)
 Business owners/managers6958 (12.4)13 830 (10.7)4734 (9.2)
 Others/unknown3072 (5.5)7231 (5.6)4277 (8.2)
Household crowding, 1960, N (%)
 ≤2 people/room47 497 (84.4)101 516 (78.2)36 866 (71.1)<0.001
 >2 people/room8811 (15.6)28 290 (21.8)15 000 (28.9)
  • *Mean (SD).

  • CVD, cardiovascular disease; SEI, socioeconomic index.