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Table 2 Mortality among heFH and control first-degree family members

From: Current causes of death in familial hypercholesterolemia

  heFH family members NonheFH family members Control family members P
N 211 219 372  
Total death, N (%) 62 (29.4) 53 (24.2) 100 (26.9) 0.479
Age of death (years) 69.3 (13.9) 73.5 (16.2) 73.2 (13.8) 0.179
Age of Cardiovascular disease death (years) 65.9 (13) 77.5 (12) 77.5 (13.2) 0.001
Age of Non-cardiovascular death (years) 73.9 (13.8) 71.4 (17.6) 71.72 (14.6) 0.792
Cardiovascular disease death, N (%) 37 (59.7) 20 (37.7) 37 (37.4) 0.012
Non-cardiovascular death, N (%) 25 (40.3) 33 (62.3) 62 (62.6)
Cancer death, N (%) 12 (48.0) 14 (42.0) 31 (50.0) 0.779
Other death, N (%) 13 (52.0) 19 (57.5) 31 (50.0)
Statin treatment, N (%) 107 (50.7) 29 (13.2) 53 (14,2) 0.001
  1. Data are summarized as mean (SD) or N (percentage). Test for raw differences using Chi2 test