Table 4

Comparison of risk of FH estimated by FAMCAT by ethnicity

TotalFH 1/500FH 1/250
Number%Number%
Patients with IHD 7950 938 11.8 552 6.9
 White256233713.21997.8
 South Asian371843111.62516.8
 Black African/Caribbean776779.9405.2
 Other4384510.3327.3
 Unknown*4564810.5306.6
Patients without IHD 769 178 22 860 3.0 11 184 1.5
 White306 13276402.535911.2
 South Asian198 23995714.850462.5
 Black African/Caribbean103 36228502.811571.1
 Other60 16313092.26421.1
 Not stated/missing*101 28214901.57480.7
  • *Unknown ethnic group=not stated code or missing.

  • FAMCAT, Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Case Ascertainment Tool; FH, familial hypercholesterolaemia; IHD, ischaemic heart disease.