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Table 1 Baseline characteristics, men and women 35-69 years-old free of previous CVD.

From: Social status and cardiovascular disease: a Mediterranean case. Results from the Italian Progetto CUORE cohort study

  Men (N = 7520) Women (N = 13127)
  n % n %
Age groups     
35-39 1095 14.6 1524 11.6
40-49 2437 32.4 4823 36.7
50-59 2403 32.0 4552 34.7
60-69 1585 21.1 2228 17.0
Missing 0 0.0 0 0.0
Educational level     
High 2262 30.1 3788 28.9
Medium 2091 27.8 3557 27.1
Low 3017 40.1 5439 41.4
Missing 150 2.0 343 2.6
Marital Status     
Married or cohabitating 6643 88.3 10767 82.0
Other living arrangements 814 10.8 2276 17.3
Missing 63 0.8 84 0.6