Table 1: Study characteristics of men and women participating in the Vara-Skövde population survey 2001–2005.

MenWomen
𝑛 = 1 4 0 0 𝑛 = 1 4 1 6
𝑚 (SD) 𝑚 (SD)

Age (years)47.8(11.8)47.8(11.7)
Systolic blood pressure (mm Hg)124(14.2)119(14.2)
Diastolic blood pressure (mm Hg)72(9.5)69(9.6)
Serum cholesterol (mmol L−1)5.3(1.0)5.2(1.0)
SCOREa1.6(1.6)0.5(1.6)
SCORE-DMb1.9(2.5)0.8(2.5)

𝑛 (%) 𝑛 (%)

Daily smoking216(15)289(20)
Known diabetesc51(5)42(4)
SCORE-HIGHd179(13)19(1)
SCORE-DM-HIGHe200(14)52(4)

a SCORE: risk score according to the original model, with missing values for 6 men and 4 women.
bSCORE-DM: risk score considering diabetes, with missing values for 7 men and 6 women.
cSelf-reported doctors diagnosis of diabetes (type 1 or type 2).
dSCORE-HIGH: 10-year risk of cardiovascular death ≥5 percent, with missing values for 6 men and 4 women.
eSCORE-DM-HIGH: 10-year risk of cardiovascular death ≥5 percent considering diabetes, with missing values for 5 men and 3 women.