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Table 1 Clinical Characteristics of subjects.

From: A combined genome-wide linkage and association approach to find susceptibility loci for platelet function phenotypes in European American and African American families with coronary artery disease

Characteristic European Americans (n = 1231) African Americans (n = 846)
Female sex (%) 55.24 61.58
Diabetic (%) 5.71 12.22
Hypertensive (%) 26.28 40.62
Current smoking (%) 23.09 30.26
Age (years, mean ± SD) 44.52 ± 13.2 43.29 ± 12.4
Total cholesterol (mg/dl, mean ± SD) 203.94 ± 41.0 196.68 ± 43.4
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl, mean ± SD) 50.91 ± 14.6 54.93 ± 16.1
Triglycerides (mg/dl, mean ± SD) 141.28 ± 83.5 107.36 ± 71.6
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl, mean ± SD) 125.15 ± 37.1 120.49 ± 38.5
Glucose (mg/dl, mean ± SD) 94.08 ± 20.7 98.29 ± 36.1
Fibrinogen (mg/dl, mean ± SD) 374.41 ± 111.4 416.67 ± 127.9
vWF (%normal, mean ± SD) 87.60 ± 58.6 87.24 ± 53.8
Blood pressure
(mmHg systolic/diastolic, mean ± SD)
118.25 ± 14.9/75.69 ± 9.6 123.36 ± 18.4/79.32 ± 11.1