Table 2.

Comparison of geometric mean LTL values at different levels of baseline variables

All (n = 662)Cases (n = 331)Controls (n = 331)
VariableLTLPbnLTLPbnLTLPbn
Gender
 Men0.540.1603000.540.1981500.540.503150
 Women0.563620.571810.55181
Age, y
 20–490.590.0021230.600.018630.580.20660
 50–540.551080.56530.5555
 55–590.551540.57780.5376
 60–640.561630.56800.5583
 65–690.50750.49370.5138
 70+0.49390.49200.4919
Alcohola
 <5 g/d0.560.3933120.590.0681520.530.411160
 5–14 g/d0.531610.54800.5381
 15–29 g/d0.561040.54560.5748
 30+ g/d0.53770.52400.5537
Diabetesa
 No0.550.2905880.560.6252890.540.187299
 Yes0.52400.54260.4914
Smoking statusa
 Life-long nonsmoker0.560.4942770.590.0801250.540.389152
 Current smoker0.551410.54870.5654
  • aTotal may not add up due to missing values.

  • bP = P value for trend test.