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Table 3 Mortality among heFH and control first-degree male family members

From: Current causes of death in familial hypercholesterolemia

  heFH family members NonheFH family members Control family members P
N 100 115 187  
Total death, N (%) 29 (29.0) 39 (34.2) 65 (34.8) 0.599
Age of death (years) 65.8 (13.0) 72.2 (16.1) 70.7 (14.4) 0.099
Age of Cardiovascular disease death (years) 62.2 (11.5) 78.7 (13) 71.2 (11.6) 0.001
Age of Non-cardiovascular death (years) 73.7 (13) 68.0 (17) 70.4 (15.8) 0.650
Cardiovascular disease death, N (%) 20 (69.0) 15 (38.5) 24 (37.0) 0.010
Non- cardiovascular death, N (%) 9 (31) 24 (61.5) 41 (63.1)
Cancer death, N (%) 6 (66.7) 12 (50) 19 (46.3) 0.543
Other death, N (%) 3 (33.3) 12 (50.0) 22 (53.6)
  1. Data are summarized as mean (SD) or N (percentage). Test for raw differences using Chi2 test