Table 1

Baseline characteristics of initial patients enrolled in the DCR

Patients(n = 902,772)
Age, years67.9 ± 12.6
Male sex54.6
Race (n = 625,887)
 White85.1
 Black11.8
 Other3.0
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity5.5
Insurance (n = 542,792)
 Private85.9
 Medicare12.0
 Medicaid0.2
 None1.1
 Other0.7
Hypertension87.1
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg129.7 ± 18.1
Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg73.7 ± 11.3
Dyslipidemia79.8
Coronary artery disease58.0
Prior myocardial infarction15.7
Prior coronary bypass graft surgery12.3
Heart failure26.6
Peripheral arterial disease15.7
Prior stroke10.0
Atrial fibrillation/flutter24.1
Tobacco use
 Never47.8
 Current15.2
 Quit within past 12 months1.1
 Quit more than 12 months ago35.9
HbA1c, % (mmol/mol) (n = 303,737)9.0 ± 4.1 (75 ± 21)
  • Data are percent or mean ± SD.