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Table 2 Comparison of baseline characteristics of high and low risk individuals based on Astro-CHARM and Pooled Cohort Estimator

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

CharacteristicsAstro-CHARMPCE
Low Risk
N = 343
High Risk
N = 43
Low Risk
N = 306
High Risk
N = 80
Gender
 Male51.9% (178)76.7% (33)47.4% (145)82.5% (66)
 Female48.1% (165)23.3% (10)52.6% (161)17.5% (14)
Weight (kg)73 ± 1574 ± 1474 ± 1572 ± 13
Height (cm)162 ± 11165 ± 10161 ± 11166 ± 10
Age (years)48 ± 755 ± 747 ± 657 ± 6
Hypertensive
 Yes44.6% (153)53.5% (23)44.4% (136)50% (40)
 No55.4% (190)46.5% (20)55.6% (170)50% (40)
Diabetic
 Yes11.1% (38)53.5% (23)8.8% (27)42.5% (34)
 No88.9% (305)46.5% (20)91.2% (279)57.5% (46)
Current Smoker
 Yes11.1% (38)39.5% (17)9.2% (28)33.8% (27)
 No88.9% (305)60.5% (26)90.8% (278)66.2% (53)
Family History of Myocardial infarction
 Yes28.6% (98)46.5% (20)32% (98)25% (20)
 No71.4% (245)53.5% (23)68% (208)75% (60)
Coronary Artery Calcium (Agatston)9.9 ± 46.42204.2 ± 546.7615.5 ± 73.8793 ± 400.79
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL)178 ± 37178 ± 50175 ± 39187 ± 37
HDL Cholesterol (mg/dL)53 ± 3945 ± 1053 ± 4145 ± 11
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)137 ± 20155 ± 21137 ± 20148 ± 22
  1. Astro-CHARM Astronaut Cardiovascular Health and Risk Modification; PCE Pooled Cohort Equation
  2. Low-Risk = < 7.5% estimated 10 years risk; High-Risk = ≥7.5% estimated 10 years risk