TABLE 1

Characteristics of CVD case and control subjects among diabetic men

CVD case subjectsControl subjectsP
n239640
Age (years)59.6 ± 7.255.0 ± 8.6<0.001
BMI (kg/m2)27.8 ± 4.427.6 ± 4.00.75
Alcohol intake (g/day)8.9 ± 15.511.0 ± 16.40.27
Ethnicity*
    White222 (97.8)587 (95.3)0.25
    Other origins5 (2.2)29 (4.7)
Current smoking*24 (10.4)69 (11.1)0.80
History of hypertension116 (48.5)201 (31.4)<0.001
History of hypercholesterolemia62 (25.9)78 (12.2)<0.001
Current aspirin use*102 (42.7)192 (30.0)<0.001
Physical activity (MET/week)*14.3 ± 18.714.0 ± 17.70.80
Adiponectin (μg/ml)15.6 ± 8.415.7 ± 8.20.94
  • Data are means ± SD and n (%).

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    * Missing data were not included in calculations of frequencies.