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Table 1 Characteristics of Participants Eligible for participation in Validation Study

From: Validation of the Edinburgh Claudication Questionnaire in 1st generation Black African-Caribbean and South Asian UK migrants: A sub-study to the Ethnic-Echocardiographic Heart of England Screening (E-ECHOES) study

Variable ABPI attendees
(n = 113) [SD]
Non-attendees
(n = 41) [SD]
p-value
Age 65 [11] 59 [9] 0.015
Male (%) 53 52 0.916
Illiteracy (%) 29.5 31 0.875
Language    
Bengali (%) 17.7 10.7 0.371
English (%) 32.7 46 0.175
Guajarati (%) 1.8 14.3 0.003
Punjabi (%) 32.7 25 0.429
Urdu (%) 15 3.6 0.088
mean SBP (mmHg) 138 [25] 135 [16] 0.62
mean DBP (mmHg) 77 [12] 79 [8] 0.585
BMI 29 [5] 31 [5] 0.06
Ever Smoker (%) 56.6 58.6 0.846
Current Smoker (%) 15.3 31 0.057
Hypertensive (%) 65.5 69 0.732
Diabetic (%) 50 34.5 0.145
CAD (%) 35.5 25 0.301
CBVD (%) 16.1 13.8 0.762
  1. SD: Standard deviation; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; BMI: body mass index; CAD: coronary artery disease; CBVD: cerebrovascular disease