Table 1: Baseline characteristics.

Sex

 

Age

 

Male

108 (62.4%)

< 50-years

17 (9.8%)

Female

65 (37.6%)

50 – 59-years

31 (17.9%)

 

 

60 – 69-years

37 (21.4%)

Co morbidities

 

70 – 79-years

40 (23.1%)

Myocardial infarction

20 (11.6%)

≥ 80-years

48 (27.8%)

 Congestive cardiac failure

7 (4.0%)

 

 

Cerebrovascular accident or transient ischemic attack

30 (17.3%)

Ethnicity

 

Hypertension

88 (50.9%)

White Scottish

123 (71.1%)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 

19 (11.0%)

Other white ethnic group

6 (3.5%)

Asthma

20 (11.6%)

Other African

1 (0.6%)

Chronic kidney disease

25 (14.5%)

Pakistani

1 (0.6%)

Diabetes Mellitus

41 (23.7%)

Not Recorded

42 (24.2%)

Dementia

26 (15.0%)