Table 1

 Means and proportions (SE) of risk factors for the baseline population free of cardiovascular disease, those developing it in the next 10 years, and those placed in the top 20% of the Framingham score, and of the ASSIGN score, by sex (SHHEC age 30–74)

Baseline allEvent victimsFramingham top 20%ASSIGN top 20%
Men
    Number654074313081308
    Age48.9 (0.1)52.4 (0.3)56.7 (0.2)56.5 (0.2)
    Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation27.4 (0.3)31.6 (0.8)32.2 (0.6)36.9 (0.6)
    Family history, %26.4 (0.5)33.4 (1.7)25.8 (1.2)36.5 (1.3)
    Diabetes mellitus, %1.5 (0.2)3.6 (0.7)4.4 (0.6)5.4 (0.6)
    Cigarette smokers, %41.5 (0.6)55.2 (1.8)68.2 (1.3)60.6 (1.8)
    Cigarettes per day (smokers)19.2 (0.2)19.6 (0.5)18.2 (0.4)22.2 (0.4)
    Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg133.8 (0.2)142.4 (0.8)152.5 (0.6)150.3 (0.6)
    Total cholesterol, mmol/l6.23 (0.01)6.56 (0.04)6.57 (0.03)6.77 (0.03)
    HDL-cholesterol, mmol/l1.35 (0.00)1.30 (0.01)1.22 (0.01)1.23 (0.01)
Women
    Number675742213511351
    Age48.8 (0.1)53.6 (0.4)56.7 (0.2)57.3 (0.2)
    Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation28.2 (0.3)38.5 (1.1)34.9 (0.6)41.5 (0.6)
    Family history, %32.6 (0.6)48.6 (2.4)36.4 (1.3)53.6 (1.4)
    Diabetes mellitus, %1.3 (0.1)4.0 (1.0)4.6 (0.6)4.8 (0.6)
    Cigarette smoker, %40.5 (0.6)59.0 (2.4)68.8 (1.3)59.7 (1.3)
    Cigarettes per day (smokers)15.9 (0.2)17.2 (0.5)10.7 (0.3)17.9 (0.3)
    Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg130.1(0.3)141.3 (1.2)151.8 (0.6)147.9 (0.6)
    Total cholesterol, mmol/l6.41 (0.02)6.80 (0.06)7.27 (0.04)7.19 (0.04)
    HDL-cholesterol, mmol/l1.63 (0.01)1.52 (0.02)1.46 (0.01)1.46 (0.01)