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Table 2 The baseline characteristics of the population of the KardioPro study

From: Should health insurers target prevention of cardiovascular disease?: a cost-effectiveness analysis of an individualised programme in Germany based on routine data

Criteria KardioPro participants Control subjects
Female (%) 5,950 (45.4%) 6,004 (45.8%)
Age (years)   
- Mean (SD) 59.17 (8.7) 59.42 (8.7)
- Range 39–88 39–94
Arterial Hypertension (%) 3,984 (30.4%) 4,075 (31.1%)
Diabetes mellitus (%) 1,537 (11.7%) 1,553 (11.8%)
Obesity (%) 1,665 (12.7%) 1,694 (12.9%)
History of stroke (%) 29 (0.2%) 17 (0.1%)
Total 13,112 13,112
  1. SD: standard deviation.