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A Profile

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Our Participants: A Profile


Who we are

2013 profile of the 30,800 female health professional who are actively involved in the Women's Health Study
(based upon recently reported data points)

Mean age: 73

Professional categorization:
76% RN
12% LPN
3.3% Dietican
2.7% MD
2.3% radiology technician
3.7% other health professions (DMD/DDS, DVM, dental hyg, dental assist, PT, Pharmacist, speech therapist)

Mean weight: 160 lb

Mean BP: 124/73

Mean height: 5' 4.5"

Current smokers: 5.7%

Answered "How's your health?":
21% excellent
46% very good
28% good
4% fair
<1% poor

Total cholesterol:
<140 mg/dl 8%
140-159 12%
160-179 19%
180-199 23%
200-219 22%
220-239 9%
>239 7%

Physical activity in an average week:
Do walking: 85%
Do biking: 21%
Do jogging 6%
Do running 2%

Reporting an e-mail address: 65%