TABLE 1

Baseline characteristics of diabetic women in CVD case and control subjects

CVD case subjectsControl subjectsP
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Age (years)4744<0.01
BMI (kg/m2)29.127.7<0.01
Current smoker (%)31.225.70.20
Alcohol intake (g/day)7.26.70.58
Physical activity (MET hours/week)10.112.20.07
Family history of coronary heart disease (%)25.821.70.17
History of hypertension (%)37.525.1<0.01
History of high cholesterol (%)10.96.80.03
Postmenopausal (%)87.777.7<0.01