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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: Inclusion of hazardous drinking does not improve the SCORE performance in men from Central and Eastern Europe: the findings from the HAPIEE cohorts

  Czech Republic Poland Russia
N 2,517 3,196 3,214
Mean age (SD), years 57.9 (7.1) 57.1 (6.9) 57.5 (7.0)
Age groups, %
  45-49 17.4 20.6 18.9
  50-54 20.0 21.4 21.3
  55-59 20.8 21.8 21.6
  60-64 21.3 18.5 18.2
  65+ 20.6 17.8 20.0
Current smoking, % 26.6 33.1 51.2
Mean TC (SD), mmol/l 5.7 (1.0) 5.8 (1.1) 6.0 (1.2)
Mean SBP (SD), mm Hg 143.7 (18.5) 141.6 (20.2) 141.6 (22.6)
Binge drinking, % 18.1 9.7 33.0
Problem drinking, % 10.0 9.2 20.8
Median follow-up (IQR), years 8.1 (7.7-8.9) 7.1 (6.9-7.7) 6.2 (5.7-7.0)
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular deaths, N (%) 60 (2.4) 55 (1.7) 159 (5.0)
  1. IQR, interquartile range; SBP, systolic blood pressure; SD, standard deviation; TC, total cholesterol.