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Table 2 The effect of patient characteristics on the relative estimation medians for all responses.

From: Physicians' ability to predict the risk of coronary heart disease

  Median Relative Estimation Ranksum Test
Factor Present Absent pvalue
Diabetes 1.8 2.3 0.0001
Hypertension 1.6 2.7 0.0000
Smoking 1.7 2.9 0.0000
Male sex 1.7 3.3 0.0000
Age >= 65 1.4 3.0 0.0000
Total cholesterol > 260 mg/dl 3.1 1.7 0.0000
HDL cholesterol <= 40 mg/dl 1.7 3.3 0.0000