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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the study population

From: Physicians’ behavior following changes in LDL cholesterol target goals

  Total Low risk Moderate risk High risk p value a
Number of individuals 433,662 277,234 58,214 98,214  
% of the cohort 100% 63.9% 13.4% 22.7%  
Age - mean (SD) 53.0 (10.3) 49.2 (12.7) 60.4 (7.8) 59.2 (10.3) <0.001
Males (%) 44.2% 34.2% 52.3% 78.7% <0.001
Low socioeconomic status (%) 34.9% 34.8% 32.3% 36.7% <0.001
  1. aFor difference between the three groups.