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Table 4 Estimated means with 95% confidence intervals in brackets for continuous baseline risk factors by ECG category

From: Prospective associations between ECG abnormalities and death or myocardial infarction in a cohort of 980 employed, middle-aged Swedish men

Risk factor ECG category 0 (n = 790) ECG category 1 (n = 79) ECG category 9 (n = 108)
Framingham Risk Index 0.089 (0.085–0.093) 0.108 (0.091–0.128) 0.094 (0.080–0.108)
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 116 (115–118) 124 (120–128) 116 (113–119)
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 75 (74–75) 79 (76–83) 74 (71–76)
Heart rate (beats per minute) 63 (63–64) 63 (61–66) 62 (61–65)
HDL chol/total cholesterol 0.212 (0.207–0.216) 0.226 (0.197–0.255) 0.207 (0.193–0.222)
Triglycerides (mmol/l) 1.52 (1.46–1.58) 1.53 (1.31–1.74) 1.60 (1.38–1.82)
Glycemia (mmol/l) 5.47 (5.40–5.54) 5.58 (5.27–5.89) 5.39 (5.22–5.57)
Body mass index BMI 25.8 (25.5–26.0) 25.4 (24.6–26.2) 25.0 (24.4–25.6)
Waist/hip ratio 0.933 (0.929–0.937) 0.923 (0.910–0.936) 0.930 (0.919–0.941)
Sagittal diameter (dm) 2.03 (2.02–2.05) 2.02 (1.95–2.08) 1.98 (1.93–2.02)
Alcohol consumption (g/week) 51.5 (47.4–55.6) 52.2 (41.1–63.3) 54.3 (41.7–66.9)
  1. ECG category 0, ECG performed in 1993 and 1998, no ECGA; ECG category 1, ECG performed in 1993 and/or 1998 with one or more abnormalities; and ECG category 9, ECG performed in 1993 or 1998 without abnormality