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Table 2 Characteristics of participants with myocardial infarction, stroke and diabetes in Know Your Heart (KYH) and Tromsø 7

From: Pharmacological management of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors (blood pressure and lipids) following diagnosis of myocardial infarction, stroke and diabetes: comparison between population-based studies in Russia and Norway

 Myocardial InfarctionStrokeDiabetes
KYHTromsø 7KYHTromsø 7KYHTromsø 7
N(%)N(%)N(%)N(%)N(%)N(%)
Total240(100)376(100)144(100)309(100)341(100)792(100)
Age40–4917(7.1)31(8.2)9(6.3)47(15.2)34(10.0)185(23.4)
50–5966(27.5)106(28.2)43(29.9)92(29.8)83(24.3)253(31.9)
60–69157(65.4)239(63.6)93(63.9)170(55.0)224(65.7)354(44.7)
SexFemale101(42.1)62(16.5)70(48.6)127(41.1)222(65.1)368(46.5)
Male139(57.9)314(83.5)74(51.4)182(58.9)119(34.9)424(53.5)
Educational levelLower27(11.3)114(31.1)15(10.4)82(27.3)28(8.2)220(28.2)
Middle143(59.6)121(33.0)85(59.0)102(34.0)205(60.1)248(31.8)
Higher70(29.2)132(36.0)44(30.6)116(38.7)108(31.7)312(40.0)
Missing0 9 0 9 0 12 
Visited Doctor in past 12 monthsYes193(80.4)95.1(95.1)121(84.0)281(91.8)300(88.0)750(95.4)
Missing0 7 0 3 0 6 
Smoking statusNever90(37.8)79(21.4)63(43.8)79(26.2)179(52.5)276(35.6)
Ex-smoker71(29.8)218(58.9)43(29.9)165(54.6)99(29.0)379(48.8)
Current smoker77(32.4)73(19.7)38(26.4)58(19.2)63(18.5)121(15.6)
Missing2 6 0 7 0 16 
Co-morbid MIYes39(27.1)31(11.0)40(11.8)61(8.2)
Missing0 26 1 47 
Co-morbid strokeYes39(16.3)31(8.8)32(9.4)39(5.3)
Missing0 22 0 50 
Co-morbid diabetesYes40(16.7)61(17.2)32(22.2)39(13.5)
Missing0 21 0 21 
Any Co morbidityaYes67(27.9)85(22.6)59(41.0)63(20.4)60(17.6)93(11.7)
Mean Blood pressure (95% CI)cSBP136.6(133.2, 139.9)125.6(122.5, 128.6)136.7(133.3, 140.1)127.8(125.5, 130.1)137.0(133.9, 140.1)131.6(130.4, 132.8)
 DBP85.2(83.1, 87.3)75.1(73.4, 76.8)84.3(82.7, 85.8)76.2(74.8, 77.6)85.0(83.3, 86.8)76.4(75.8, 77.1)
Missing1 1 3 2 2 3 
Mean Cholesterol
Levels (95% CI)b,c
Total cholesterol5.3(5.1, 5.4)4.5(4.3, 4.7))5.2(5.0, 5.4)5.0(4.9, 5.2)5.1(4.9, 5.3)5.1(5.0, 5.2)
 LDL-C3.4(3.3, 3.6)2.8(2.6, 3.0)3.3(3.1, 3.5)3.2(3.0, 3.3)3.2(3.1, 3.4)3.3(3.2, 3.3)
Missing4 3 1 2 7 6 
Mean HbA1c
(95% CI)b, c
 6.0(5.9, 6.2)6.0(5.9, 6.2)6.1(6.0, 6.3)5.9(5.7, 6.0)7.4(7.1, 7.6)7.3(7.2. 7.4)
Missing5 8 3 5 7 14 
Mean Body mass index
(95% CI)c
 30.2(6.4)29.1(4.3)29.6(6.0)27.7(4.2)32.8(6.2)30.2(5.2)
 Missing1 1 1 5 3 4 
  1. aTwo or more conditions of MI, stroke or diabetes
  2. b KYH values calibrated to account for differences in laboratory measurements between studies
  3. c Mean values standardized for age and sex to 2013 European standard population