Table 1

Characteristics of the Odyssey and CLUE II subcohort study participants, Washington County, Maryland, 1989

Characteristic

Total

N = 9,960

Odyssey

N = 8,307

Subcohort

N = 2,460

Age-adjusted OR (95%CI)*


Age (yrs)

Mean (SD)

53.2 (15.5)

55.6 (13.5)

45.7 (18.5)

1.04(1.04,1.05)

Min, Max

5, 95

28, 95

5, 94

Median (IQR)

54 (42, 65)

56 (45, 66)

46 (32, 61)

Gender

Male

3829 (38)

3111 (37)

1035 (42)

1.0

Female

6131 (62)

5196 (62)

1425 (58)

1.22(1.11,1.35)

Race

White

9831 (99)

8213 (99)

2415 (98)

1.0

Black

105 (1)

81 (1)

34 (1)

0.95(0.63,1.44)

Others

24

13

11

0.48(0.21,1.14)

BMI (kg/m2)

< 25

4269 (43)

3392 (41)

1219 (50)

1.0

25 – 29.9

3758 (38)

3259 (39)

794 (32)

1.26(1.13,1.40)

=> 30

1921 (19)

1647 (20)

444 (18)

1.26(1.11,1.43)

Missing

12

9

3

Cigarette smoking

Never

5363 (54)

4474 (54)

1318 (53)

1.0

Former

2952 (30)

2545 (31)

669 (27)

0.90(0.81,1.01)

Current

1645 (17)

1288 (15)

473 (19)

0.91(0.80,1.04)

Education (years)

<12

2476 (25)

1994 (24)

680 (28)

1.0

=12

4555 (46)

3869 (47)

1038 (42)

1.65(1.47,1.86)

>12

2923 (29)

2439 (29)

741 (30)

1.50(1.32,1.71)

Missing

6

5

1

Blood pressure

Normal

2277 (23)

1719 (21)

705 (29)

1.0

Prehypertensive

4471(45)

3684 (44)

1159 (47)

0.95(0.84,1.07)

Hypertensive

3204 (32)

2896 (35)

595 (24)

0.95(0.83,1.09)

Missing

8

8

1

Cholesterol(mg/dl) with no treatment

< 200

4092 (44)

3223 (42)

1180 (50)

1.0

200 – 239

3472 (37)

2979 (38)

791 (33)

1.00(0.89,1.11)

>= 240

1773 (19)

1536 (20)

386 (16)

0.93(0.81,1.07)

Cholesterol(mg/dl) with treatment

< 200

119 (23)

108 (22)

21 (25)

1.0

200 – 239

223 (42)

205 (43)

33 (39)

1.19(0.65,2.15)

>= 240

184 (35)

168 (35)

30 (36)

1.05(0.57,1.93)


* age adjusted odds ratio of being an Odyssey cohort participant.

per year increment.

Normal blood pressure was defined as individuals with systolic pressure <120 mmHg and diastolic blood pressure of 80 mmHg and not on anti-hypertensive medication; Hypertension was defined as under anti-hypertensive medication or systolic pressure >140 mmHg or diastolic pressure of 90 mmHg. Individuals with systolic blood pressure between 120 and 140 mmHg and/or diastolic blood pressure between 80 mmHg and 90 mmHg were considered pre-hypertensive.

Huang et al. BMC Genetics 2007 8:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-8-7

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