Table 1—

Characteristics of subjects at baseline and the number (%) of deaths from all causes, CVD, and non-CVD

CenterNMen (%)Age (years)Glucose (mmol/l)
Follow-up (maximum years)Deaths
Fasting2 hCVDNon-CVDAll cause
Pol-Monica, Poland3644743–745.6 ± 1.07.1 ± 2.96.616 (4.4)8 (2.2)29 (8.0)
Oulu elderly, Finland3743770–897.0 ± 2.39.5 ± 3.54.4NANA80 (21.4)
East and West Finland41110069–896.1 ± 1.97.9 ± 3.28.2106 (25.8)108 (26.3)214 (52.1)
Glostrup Study 1897, Denmark41553705.9 ± 1.98.0 ± 4.127.0204 (49.2)193 (46.5)402 (96.9)
Zutphen Study, the Netherlands48410069–896.2 ± 1.86.6 ± 3.04.857 (11.8)63 (13.0)120 (24.8)
MONICA_86, Northern Sweden5535130–655.0 ± 0.95.6 ± 2.115.014 (2.5)20 (3.6)42 (7.6)
Vantaa, Finland6094564–665.9 ± 1.87.7 ± 2.58.132 (5.3)24 (3.9)56 (9.2)
Glostrup Study 1914, Denmark6525459–615.9 ± 1.76.5 ± 3.119.8130 (19.9)155 (23.8)286 (43.9)
MONICA_90, Northern Sweden6844730–645.3 ± 0.65.4 ± 1.411.04 (0.6)14 (2.0)23 (3.4)
Oulu middle-aged, Finland79144556.3 ± 1.47.7 ± 2.46.2NANA26 (3.3)
Newcastle Heart Project, U.K.8005230–766.0 ± 1.36.6 ± 2.66.718 (2.3)25 (3.1)43 (5.4)
MONICA_94, Northern Sweden8834830–745.3 ± 0.76.0 ± 2.27011 (1.2)9 (1.0)29 (3.3)
Goodinge, U.K.1,0394439–764.9 ± 0.85.1 ± 2.09.741 (3.9)72 (6.9)113 (10.9)
Glostrup Study 1936, Denmark1,0424839–416.1 ± 0.98.1 ± 2.417.717 (1.6)50 (4.8)70 (6.7)
Hel Policemen Study, Finland1,13610030–696.0 ± 0.85.6 ± 1.727.8220 (19.4)212 (18.7)432 (38.0)
Uppsala, Sweden1,18110069–735.8 ± 1.58.3 ± 4.04.418 (1.5)22 (1.9)40 (3.4)
Cremona Study, Italy1,8184440–885.3 ± 1.15.6 ± 2.36.946 (2.5)83 (4.6)138 (7.6)
MONICA_92, Finland1,9294639–645.6 ± 1.16.3 ± 2.36.031 (1.6)44 (2.3)75 (3.9)
Catalonia, Spain2,1234330–895.9 ± 1.76.8 ± 2.03.019 (0.9)25 (1.2)44 (2.1)
Hoorn Study, the Netherlands2,4684649–775.8 ± 1.66.1 ± 3.010.2115 (4.7)187 (7.6)330 (13.4)
MONICA_87, Finland2,7984732–645.4 ± 1.46.5 ± 2.611.0137 (4.9)147 (5.3)284 (10.2)
Paris Prospective Study, France7,16010044–555.7 ± 0.85.9 ± 2.225.3426 (5.9)1,556 (21.7)1,982 (27.7)
Total29,7146530–895.7 ± 1.36.4 ± 2.727.81,662 (5.8)3,017 (10.6)4,858 (16.3)
  • Data are means ± SD or n (%) unless otherwise indicated. NA, not available.