Table 1.

Cohort patient characteristics by age group

Age Group (Yr)P for Trend
18 to 44(n = 239,906)45 to 54(n = 501,258)55 to 64(n = 537,230)65 to 74(n = 686,702)75 to 84(n = 566,286)85 to 100(n = 53,339)
Black race (%)31241510810<0.001
Female gender (%)2184133<0.001
Diagnosed comorbid conditions (%)
    diabetes102229363530<0.001
    coronary artery disease61828465658<0.001
    congestive heart failure159182736<0.001
    cerebrovascular disease259192833<0.001
    peripheral vascular disease159192732<0.001
    chronic obstructive lung disease142124333740<0.001