Table 3

Age adjusted prevalence or means of risk factors in participants with Q, ST or T wave abnormalities alone or in combination, by symptomatic status

NumberAsymptomaticSymptomatic
None 14‚ÄČ438Q only 203T only
353
Q + ST
27
ST + T 117Q + ST + T
11
Test of
heterogeneity
p value
None 2231Q only
88
T only
114
Q + ST
32
ST + T 109Q + ST + T
25
Test of
heterogeneity
p value
Age (mean, y)51.652.254.954.755.155.2<0.00153.556.256.959.657.359.2<0.001
Smoking current (%)44.744.639.159.543.640.10.4147.948.152.668.141.764.10.87
SBP (mean, mm Hg)135.4136.0147.7143.3157.9152.3<0.001138.2141.9147.9141.4160.8143.8<0.001
DBP (mean, mm Hg)83.885.990.989.094.791.9<0.00186.289.491.487.997.989.7<0.001
Cholesterol (mean, mmol/l)5.085.205.135.365.325.730.055.155.285.095.085.305.310.78
Diabetes (%)1.32.21.32.71.20.00.851.44.01.80.01.36.00.07
FEV1 (mean, l)3.163.203.063.053.092.990.023.002.912.962.912.792.850.05
Body mass index (mean, kg/m2)24.725.125.525.525.625.6<0.00124.725.325.224.225.525.00.04
  • SBP = systolic blood pressure. DBP = diastolic blood pressure. FEV1 = forced expiratory volume in one second.