Table 1—

Demographic characteristics of subjects with and without diabetes

Incident
Subjects with diabetes
Subjects without diabetes
No CHFCHFTotalNo CHFCHFTotal
n7,0641,1678,2318,3195268,845
Baseline age*62.0 ± 11.869.3 ± 10.563.1 ± 11.962.9 ± 11.974.8 ± 9.363.6 ± 12.1
Age distribution*
    <45 years6.40.95.75.90.25.6
    45–54 years23.38.721.221.52.520.4
    55–64 years28.521.927.627.711.226.7
    65–74 years25.233.926.526.330.226.5
    75–84 years13.928.716.015.842.217.3
    85–94 years2.45.72.92.812.93.4
    95+ years0.20.20.20.10.80.2
Percentage women47.748.047.849.145.648.9
Years of follow-up4.9 ± 1.82.7 ± 1.74.6 ± 2.04.9 ± 1.82.7 ± 1.84.8 ± 1.9
  • Data are means ± SD or percent.

  • *

    * Age is not statistically significantly different between the diabetic and nondiabetic cohorts; however, within both cohorts age is significantly different between those who did and did not experience incident CHF (P < 0.001).