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Table 1 Study population characteristics at baseline

From: Sex difference in clot lysability and association to coronary artery calcification

Baseline, N = 163 Men (n = 79) Women (n = 84) p value
Born
 1949 (n = 70) 30 (43) 40 (57)  
 1959 (n = 93) 49 (53) 44 (47) 0.21
Tobacco use
 Never (n =77) 35 (45) 42 (55)  
 Prior/current (n = 86) 44 (51) 42 (49) 0.53
Systolic blood pressure, mmHg Diastolic blood pressure, mmHg 140 (15) 82 (9) 132 (19) 78 (9) 0.007 0.002
Body mass index, kg/m2 27.4 (3.6) 26.1 (4.6) 0.039
Agatston score, U 0 (0–33) 0 (0–7) 0.012
Total cholesterol, mmol/l LDL cholesterol, mmol/l HDL cholesterol, mmol/l Triglycerides, mmol/l 5.42 (0.97) 3.34 (0.82) 1.26 (1.02–1.54) 1.47 (0.80) 5.54 (1.07) 3.23 (0.91) 1.52 (1.35–1.85) 1.14 (0.60) 0.44 0.39 < 0.001 0.003
C-reactive protein, mg/l 0.74 (0.36–1.61) 0.72 (0.29–1.86) 0.67
Fibrinogen, μmol/l 8.9 (7.9–9.9) 9.6 (8.5–10.9) 0.008
PAI-1, ng/ml 16.5 (11.2–24.4) 12.5 (6.7–20.2) 0.016
Fibrin clot lysability, % 54.8 (19.7) 51.5 (22.2) 0.32
  1. Values are presented as mean (SD), median (IQR), or number (%). Information on C-reactive protein is missing on three participants. Information on PAI-1 is missing on four participants
  2. LDL low-density lipoprotein, HDL high-density lipoprotein, PAI-1 plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1