Table 2

Clinical Characteristics of Surviving and Deceased Patients in the Follow-up Cohort

Characteristic

Survivors

(N = 721)

Deceased

(N = 90)


Mean age in years (SD)‡

60.5 (12.5)

69.5 (11.6)


Mean body mass index (SD)

29.4 (6.0)

28.8 (6.6)


Family history of CAD/MI (%)

374 (52.0)

40 (44.4)


Prior myocardial infarction(%)‡

176 (24.5)

40 (44.4)


Prior revascularization (%)‡

241 (33.5)

47 (52.2)


Congestive heart failure (%)‡

28 (3.9)

13 (14.4)


Hypertension (%)*

423 (58.8)

63 (70.0)


Diabetes Mellitus (%)‡

150 (20.9)

43 (47.8)


Hypercholesterolemia (%)

419 (58.3)

57 (63.3)


College graduate (%)

185 (25.9)

19 (21.6)


Smoking < 30 days ago (%)*

249 (34.7)

18 (20.0)


Alcohol frequency > 1/month (%)‡

348 (55.8)

19 (24.4)


Continuous variables are shown as mean (SD); categorical variables are number (%)

Morgan et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2011 12:127   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-12-127

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