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Table 1 Characteristics by case-control status

From: Evaluation of self-reported ethnicity in a case-control population: the stroke prevention in young women study

  Case (N = 361) Control (N = 401) p-value
Mean age (years) 39.5 ± 0.4 37.8 ± 0.4 0.002
African American (%) 186 (51.5%) 171 (42.6%) 0.003
Hypertension (%) 127 (35.8%) 58 (14.5%) < 0.0001
Diabetes mellitus (%) 53 (14.9%) 19 (4.8%) < 0.0001
Current smokers (%) 176 (49.3%) 107 (26.7%) < 0.0001
Angina-MI (%) 16 (4.5%) 0 (0.0%) < 0.0001