Table 5: Comparison of study results to estimates for the Peruvian general population.

Comorbidity Present study INEI 2015 [53] INS 2006 [50] Alvarez-Dongo 2012* [51] Seclen 2015[52]
Dyslipidemia (%) 51.5 - 47.6 - -
Obesity (%) 11.1 17.8 - 19.8 -
Excess weight (%) 41.6 35.5 - 42.5 -
Diabetes mellitus (%) 7.2 2.9 - - 7.0
Hypertension (%) 8.9 12.3 - - -

* Data shown for subjects with ages between 30 and 59 years for comparison with our series.

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