TABLE 1

Demographic characteristics of Diabetes Heart Study participants (Caucasians)

PhenotypeDiabetes-affected subjectsNondiabetic subjects
n810167
Sex (% female)51.062.3
Age (years)62.0 ± 9.359.6 ± 10.0
Metabolic syndrome affected (%) (n = 808)89.649.1
Self-reported prevalent CVD (CVD1) (%) (n = 393)46.423.7
Self-reported prevalent CVD (CVD2) and/or CCP >400 (%) (n = 589)67.241.8
CCP >0 (%) (n = 731)94.884.4
CCP >0 (%) (n = 667)78.258.7
Hypertension (hypertensive or taking medication) (%)71.044.2
Duration of diabetes for affected (years)10.4 ± 7.4NA
BMI (kg/m2)32.4 ± 6.828.8 ± 5.1
Waist circumference (cm)107.6 ± 17.995.8 ± 13.6
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)187.1 ± 43.5195.0 ± 34.7
Non-HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)144.9 ± 42.3146.9 ± 33.1
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)42.2 ± 12.047.9 ± 13.7
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)103.8 ± 31.6114.1 ± 29.3
Triglycerides (mg/dl)213.9 ± 142.2165.0 ± 83.4
A1C (%)7.7 ± 1.85.6 ± 0.51
Fasting glucose (mg/dl)150.8 ± 58.195.0 ± 14.8
C-reactive protein (mg/dl)1.10 ± 0.301.02 ± 0.21
  • Data are means ± SD or means.