Table 1 : Baseline characteristics of patients and controls.


  Controls (n=127) Patients (n=138)   p OR‡ (95% CI)

Age 59.02 (18.32) 52.62 (15.06)   0.002 0.98 (0.96-0.99)
Sex (women/men) n (%) 77/50 (60.6/39.4) 113/83 (57.7/42.3)   0.166 1.41 (0.87-2.31)
BMI (SD) 26.3 (5.3) 27.8 (6.2)   0.004 1.07 (1.02-13)
Dyslipidemia n (%) 24 (18.9) 84 (43.8) <0.0001 3.87(2.72-5.56)
Hypertension n (%) 30 (23.69) 29 (21)   0.610 0.86 (0.48-1.54)
Diabetes Mellitus n (%) 13 (10.2) 6 (4.3)   0.071 0.39 (0.14-1.04)
Tobacco n (%) 17 (13.4) 40 (29)   0.025 2.64 (1.43-5.06)
Obesity * n (%) 19 (15) 38 (27.5) <0.0001 5.47 (2.56-12.22)

*Consider obesity as a BMI>30 Kg/m2. ‡ OR adjusted by sex and age.

GarcĂ­a-Raso et al.Epidemiology Reports  2014 2:3DOI : 10.7243/2054-9911-2-3