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Table 1 Participant demographics at the beginning of followup, and mid-way through the study period

From: Association between cardiovascular risk-factors and venous thromboembolism in a large longitudinal study of French women

  Status at 1992
(n = 91,711)
Status at 2002
(n = 88,302)
Dynamic variables
Age (years) 51.1 (6.6) 61.4 (6.6)
Declared hypertension (%) 35.2 44.4
Treated hypertension (%)* Unknown 26.7
Diabetes (%) 1.0 2.2
Declared dyslipidaemia (%) 7.8 25.4
Statin user (%)* Unknown 25.1
Treated dyslipidaemia (%)* Unknown 12.9
BMI (kg / m2) 22.9 (3.3) 23.8 (3.8)
BMI < 18.5 (%) 4.0 3.9
18.5–24.9 (%) 75.8 68.7
25.0–30.0 (%) 16.4 21.6
>  30.0 (%) 3.8 5.8
Physical activity (METs) 51.4 (30.2) 60.5 (37.6)
Physical activity < 34.3 METs (%) 33.1 33.5
Physical activity 34.3–57.8 METs (%) 33.0 32.1
Physical activity > 57.8 METs (%) 33.9 34.9
Current smoker (%) 14.5 11.8
Ex-smoker (%) 31.4 34.9
Never smoker (%) 54.1 53.3
Ever MHT use (%) 43.2 55.5
Static variables
 Education level (High-school / University (> = BAC + 4)) 65.1 / 34.9
 Parity (number of pregnancies) 2.1
 Natural menopause (%) 88.0
 Family history CVD (%) 30.6
 Non-O blood group (%) 56.6
  1. *assessed in 2004
  2. 2488 participants died between 1992 and 2002