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Table 3 Risk factors by tertile of annual change in calcium score

From: Progression of coronary calcification in healthy postmenopausal women

  Tertile p value
  1 2 3  
n 32 30 32  
  mean (SD)  
Age, y 64 (7) 65 (7) 67 (12) 0.55
Body mass index 25.1 (4.7) 26 (7.3) 27.1 (6.04) 0.45
% calories from fat 27 (6) 27 (7) 27 (10) 1.00
# days/week moderate-vigorous exercise 1.8 (2.2) 2.7 (2.6) 2.2 (2) 0.33
  %  
Hypertension 33 39 59 0.08
Diabetes 7 0 9 0.60*
High cholesterol 16 26 22 0.65
Current smoking 10 10 6 0.63*
Family history premature CHD 13 6 19 0.48*
Hormone use at baseline 48 42 44 0.87
Statin use at baseline 13 10 9 0.65*
  1. * Mantel-Hanzel Chi Square used because of small cell sizes