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Table 1 Variables considered in each cardiovascular risk engine

From: Comparison of different vascular risk engines in the identification of type 2 diabetes patients with high cardiovascular risk

  REGICOR UKPDS ADVANCE
Age × × ×
Age of DM2 diagnosis × ×
Gender × × ×
Ethnicity ×
Tobacco × ×
SBP × × *
Total cholesterol × * *
Time of evolution of DM2 × ×
HbA1c × ×
Antihypertensive treatment ×
Microalbuminuria ×
Retinopathy ×
Atrial fibrillation ×
  1. (×): included variable; (−): variable not included; (*): included variable with some modifications
  2. DM2 diabetes mellitus type 2, SBP systolic blood pressure