Table 1.

Baseline characteristics of participating studies.

StudiesSample sizeStudy designBaseline yearFollow-up time, yearAge, yearBMI, kg/m2
ARIC-AA1889Cohort19875.853.2 ± 5.729.7 ± 5.9
ARIC-EA8233Cohort1987654.3 ± 5.627.0 ± 4.7
BPHRSa845Cohort20032.457.0 ± 8.032 ± 7.0
CCHS8702Cohort1991–19942060.0 ± 8.025 ± 4.0
CGPSa74128Cohort2003–20115.757.0 ± 8.025.6 ± 4.0
CHS1943Cohort1989–19908.971.1 ± 4.326.4 ± 4.2
DESIR3468Cohort1994–1996947.2 ± 9.924.6 ± 3.6
DCH1297Nested cohort1993–1997555.9 ± 4.425.2 ± 3.5
Diogenes-C1002Nested case–cohort1993–1997553.6 ± 2.6025.5 ± 3.6
Diogenes-W813Nested case–cohort1993–1997553.4 ± 2.626.9 ± 4.0
FamHS2167Family-based cohort19927.950.6 ± 10.028.8 ± 5.0
GESUSa14751Cohort2010–20132.156.0 ± 4.026.1 ± 4.0
GLACIER3129Cohort1991–20019.945.2 ± 6.725.1 ± 3.7
GOLDNa818Cohort049.0 ± 1.0628.0 ± 5.0
HPFS7599Cohort19901057.7 ± 11.825.9 ± 3.3
INCHa647Cohort19988.763.4 ± 14.827.1 ± 4.0
Inter996161Cohort1999546.2 ± 7.926.3 ± 4.6
MDCS3199Cohort1991–199616.756.3 ± 5.725.4 ± 3.7
MESA2423Cohort19901060.7 ± 9.628.2 ± 5.2
NHS12039Cohort19901057.3 ± 9.626.2 ± 5.2
PREDIMED-Valencia940Cohort2003267.0 ± 7.030.1 ± 4.2
RAINE730Cohort20102.119.9 ± 0.324.3 ± 5.1
RS3215Cohort19906.565.8 ± 6.826.3 ± 3.5
WGHS23294Cohort1992254.2 ± 7.125.9 ± 4.9
YFS1370Cohort1980438.1 ± 4.025.8 ± 5.0
  • a Data were analyzed cross-sectionally.

  • ARIC-AA, ARIC (African Ancestry); ARIC-EA, ARIC (European Ancestry).