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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of a cohort of British men aged 40–59 years in 1978-80

From: Time trends in socioeconomic inequalities in cancer mortality: results from a 35 year prospective study in British men

  Overall Non-manual group Manual group
Age (years) – mean (SD) 50 (5.8) 50 (5.8) 50.5 (5.8)
Body mass index (kg/m2) – mean (SD) 25.5 (3.2) 25.3 (2.9) 25.6 (3.4)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) – mean (SD) 145 (20.9) 143 (20.6) 147 (21)
Current smoking n (%) 3046 (41%) 904 (30%) 2142 (48%)
Moderate/ heavy drinking – n (%) 2787 (37%) 895 (29%) 1892 (43%)
Physical inactivity – n (%) 2928 (40%) 1009 (33%) 1919 (44%)