Table 1

 Characteristics of study subjects by CHDAR cut off (n = 3286)

N%CHDAR ⩽15%CHDAR >15%p value
BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; HDL, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL, low density lipoprotein cholesterol; TG, total glycerides; HbA1c, glycosylated haemoglobin; CHDAR, coronary heart disease absolute risk.
Data shown as mean (SD) for continuous variables and frequency (%) for categorical variables.
Age at diagnosis (years)298290.750.4 (10.5)63.2 (11.3)<0.001
Duration (years)299191.02.7 (4.0)5.7 (7.2)<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)241973.632.7 (7.0)30.1 (5.4)<0.001
DBP (mm Hg)279485.079.9 (9.1)78.4 (10.0)<0.001
SBP (mm Hg)279485.0132.8 (15.4)138.9 (17.4)<0.001
TC (mmol/l)210163.95.0 (1.0)5.2 (1.2)<0.001
HDL (mmol/l)162449.41.3 (0.4)1.2 (0.3)<0.001
LDL (mmol/l)151646.12.8 (0.9)3.0 (0.9)<0.001
TG (mmol/l)205362.52.0 (1.8)2.5 (2.5)<0.001
HbA1c (%)213264.97.0 (1.3)7.6 (1.6)<0.001
Alcohol consumption (g/week)159348.54.7 (11.2)6.5 (10.0)0.001
Current smoker (%)3286100.012.816.20.005
CHDAR (%)3286100.09.3 (3.5)28.4 (12.0)<0.001