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Table 1 Baseline socio-demographic and medical characteristics of study participants

From: Ten years risk assessment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease using Astro-CHARM and pooled cohort equation in a south Asian sub-population

Baseline characteristicsOverall
N = 386
GenderP-value
Male
N = 211
Female
N= 175
Age (years)a49 ± 7.1149.47 ± 7.2448.43 ± 6.930.153
Body mass index (kg/m2)a28.12 ± 5.3926.93 ± 4.7129.55 ± 5.8< 0.001
Coronary artery calcium (Agatston units)a31.57 ± 195.6344.61 ± 253.9515.86 ± 79.940.121
Total cholesterol (mg/dL)a177.65 ± 38.97174.91 ± 37.02180.94 ± 41.070.131
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL)a51.73 ± 36.7850.93 ± 48.3952.7 ± 12.850.639
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)a138.83 ± 21.23135.73 ± 20.81142.57 ± 21.180.002
Hypertensive
 Yes176 (45.6%)78 (36.97%)98 (56%)< 0.001
 No210 (54.4%)133 (63.03%)77 (44%)
Diabetic
 Yes61 (15.8%)34 (16.11%)27 (15.43%)0.854
 No325 (84.2%)177 (83.89%)148 (84.57%)
Current Smoker
 Yes55 (14.25%)50 (23.7%)5 (2.86%)< 0.001
 No331 (85.75%)161 (76.3%)170 (97.14%)
Family History of Myocardial Infarction
 Yes118 (30.57%)66 (31.28%)52 (29.71%)0.74
 No268 (69.43%)145 (68.72%)123 (70.29%)
  1. a reported as mean and standard deviation, all other variables are reported as frequencies and percentages