Table 2—

Baselinedemographic characteristics of subjects with and without incident total CHD at 10 years of follow-up in the EDC study (1986–1988)

CharacteristicIncident CADNo CADP value
n108429
Age (years)33.0 ± 6.825.9 ± 7.3<0.0001
Sex (% men)51.9 (56)49.4 (212)0.65
Duration (years)25.0 ± 6.917.6 ± 6.8<0.0001
SBP (mmHg)121.3 ± 18.5110.9 ± 13.2<0.0001
DBP (mmHg)76.6 ± 12.971.2 ± 10<0.0001
Hypertension (% yes)35.2 (38)8.6 (37)<0.0001
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)209.1 ± 47.4183.4 ± 36.7<0.0001
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)50.0 ± 11.854.7 ± 12.30.0004
Triglycerides (mg/dl)*134.4 ± 90.996.8 ± 76.8<0.0001
Total cholesterol–to–HDL cholesterol ratio4.4 ± 1.53.5 ± 0.97<0.0001
Ever smoked (% yes)55.6 (60)33.8 (145)<0.0001
HbA1 (%)10.3 ± 1.810.2 ± 1.70.71
Fibrinogen (mg/dl)325.9 ± 110.5287.8 ± 117.40.0002
  • Data are mean ± SD, unless otherwise indicated.

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    * Natural log transformed prior to analyses. DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure.