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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population*

From: Risk loci for coronary artery calcification replicated at 9p21 and 6q24 in the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study

Variable Males (n = 2158) Females (n = 2171)
Age, years 59.8 ± 7.80 59. 7 ± 7.80
Known coronary heart disease* 223 (10.3) 62 (2.9)
CAC score 76. 5 (6.7; 351.8) 2.1 (0.0; 43.8)
Loge(CAC score + 1) 4.35 (2.0; 5.9) 1.13 (0.0; 3.8)
Presence of any CAC*   
 0 337 (15.6) 948 (43.7)
 > 0 1821 (84.2) 1223 (56.3)
  1. † Data are given as mean ± SD.
  2. * Data are given as number (percentage).
  3. Data are given as median (quartile 1; quartile 3).