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Table 1 Characteristics of FamHS African Americans included in the current study

From: Admixture mapping of coronary artery calcification in African Americans from the NHLBI family heart study

Characteristics Men Women
Sample Size 209 402
Age (years) 28.56 (11.32) 30.17 (12.30)
Percent African ancestry 84.44 (0.08) 85.11 (0.07)
Mean CAC score 265.69 (668.7) 109.89 (350.17)
Maximum CAC score 5513 3615
CAC score > 0 (%) 61.72 49
CAC score > 100 (%) 29.67 16.17
CAC score > 300 (%) 18.66 9.7
Hypertension (%) 71.29 78.36
Diabetes (%) 27.75 28.61
Current smoker (%) 29.19 20.15
Total cholesterol 182.94 (39.07) 192.98 (37.43)
HDL cholesterol (mg/dL) 47.60 (15.06) 56.75 (14.70)
Triglycerides (mg/dL) 114.25 (83.80) 109.39 (77.75)
BMI (kg/m2) 30.13 (6.11) 33.921 (7.55)
Waist circumference (cm) 102.76 (15.38) 105.63 (17.14)
  1. Values are means with (Standard Deviation) or percent values (%); N = 207 for triglycerides, HDL, and cholesterol in men; N = 394 for triglycerides, HDL, and total cholesterol in women; N = 401for BMI in women.
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