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Table 4 Mortality among heFH and control first-degree female family members

From: Current causes of death in familial hypercholesterolemia

  heFH family members NonheFH family members Control family members P
N 111 104 185  
Total death, N (%) 33 (29.7) 14 (13.5) 34 (18.4) 0.010
Age of death (years) 72.4 (14.1) 77.2 (16.6) 78.1 (11.5) 0.178
Age of Cardiovascular disease death (years) 70.2 (13.5) 74 (15.0) 82.6 (8.7) 0.032
Age of Non-cardiovascular death (years) 74.1 (14.6) 80.3 (17.6) 74.3 (11.7) 0.513
Cardiovascular disease, N (%) 17 (51.5) 5 (35.7) 13 (38.2) 0.451
Non- cardiovascular death, N (%) 16 (48.5) 9 (64.3) 21 (61.8)
Cancer death, N (%) 6 (37.5) 2 (22.2) 12 (57.1) 0.175
Other death, N (%) 10 (62.5) 7 (77.7) 9 (42.8)
  1. Data are summarized as mean (SD) or N (percentage). Test for raw differences using Chi2 test