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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and cut-points for estimating allostatic load of elderly Hizen-Oshima Island residents

From: A pilot study of allostatic load among elderly Japanese living on Hizen-Oshima Island

Variable Mean (sd) Range 1st Q 2nd Q 3rd Q
SBP 142 (16.4) 106 to 172 134 140 155
DBP 81 (10.4) 60 to 94 70 80 90
W/H 0.9 (.065) 0.74 to 0.97 0.80 0.87 0.89
HDLc 55.4 (15.1) 32 to 84 44 50 60
TOTc 210 (42.8) 142 to 315 182 203 238
Hb-g 5.4 (0.30) 4.9 to 6.2 5.2 5.3 5.5
DHEA 669 (366.6) 89 to 1580 408 585 854
CORT 15.5 (7.79) 2.8 to 30.1 9.1 14.5 22.6
AD 6.8 (6.41) 1 to 31 3.0 5.0 7.8
NAD 76.6 (44.2) 23 to 166 44 64 108
  1. * Quartile cut-point for HDL-c and DHEA is the upper bound of the 1st. Abbreviations: SBP/DBP systolic/diastolic blood pressures, W/H waist: hip ratio, TOTc/HDLc total/high density cholesterol, Hbg glycated hemoglobin. DHEA Serum, dihydroepiandosterone – sulfate; CORT/AD/NAD, cortisol, adrenaline, noradrenaline.