Table 1 —

Baseline characteristics of 6,237 men ages 44–55 years, listed by cause of death or alive status: the Paris Prospective Study after 23.8 years of follow-up

Cause of deathICD-9 codenAgeGlucose (mmol/l)
Insulin (mU/ml)
BMI (kg/m2)Systolic BP (mmHg)
Fasting2-hFasting2-h
Neoplasm-related deaths140–23977847.55.605.7511.942.425.5147
 Lip, oral cavity, pharynx140–1494046.85.596.079.232.123.8148
 Digestive organs, peritoneum150–159204
  Esophagus1503947.35.606.1110.037.023.6151
  Stomach1512647.85.704.9911.132.725.5147
  Colon, rectum, anus153–1546747.45.655.5013.345.227.0146
  Liver1552548.05.997.0620.1112.428.1160
  Pancreas1573547.85.695.8115.738.025.9143
  Other12
 Respiratory, intrathoracic organs160–165250
  Larynx1614447.35.496.048.530.723.8145
  Trachea, bronchus, lung16218647.45.585.6812.342.125.1146
  Other20
 Bone, connective tissue, skin, breast170–17516
 Genitourinary organs185–18991
  Prostate1854748.15.535.4111.139.425.5138
  Bladder1882347.25.595.7111.042.025.7148
  Kidney1892047.45.806.2614.046.827.4151
  Other1
 Other and unspecified sites190–199110
  Eye, brain, nervous system190–1922247.65.575.9810.634.726.0145
  Secondary and unspecified sites196–1998547.65.605.4710.435.025.6148
  Other3
 Lymphatic hematopoietic tissue200–2095147.45.455.6311.646.125.9148
 Benign neoplasms210–2293
Circulatory deaths390–459, 79851447.75.615.7812.048.726.3151
Other causes of death44747.65.605.7012.547.925.9150
AliveNA4,49847.05.575.4811.842.925.8141
  • Data are means. Each characteristic differed significantly across these causes of death, excepting age. BP, blood pressure.