Skip to main content

Table 5 Comorbidity in SCD victims aged 1–35 years in Denmark 2000–2009, divided by gender

From: Gender differences in sudden cardiac death in the young-a nationwide study

SCD population aged 1–35 years All n = 635 (%) Men n = 430 (%) Women n = 205 (%) p-value
 No medical history 275 (43) 189 (44) 86 (42) 0.63
 Known heart disease 127 (20) 83 (19) 44 (21) 0.52
 Known congenital heart disease 56 (9) 34 (8) 22 (11) 0.24
Age group 1–18 years All (n = 119) Men (n = 77) Women (n = 42) p-value
 No medical history 55 (46) 37 (48) 18 (43) 0.59
 Known heart disease 41 (34) 26 (34) 15 (36) 0.83
 Known congenital heart disease 27 (23) 15 (19) 12 (29) 0.26
Age group 19–35 years All (n = 516) Men (n = 353) Women (n = 163) p-value
 No medical history 220 (43) 152 (43) 68 (42) 0.77
 Known heart disease 86 (17) 57 (16) 29 (18) 0.64
 Known congenital heart disease 29 (6) 19 (5) 10 (6) 0.73