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Table 4 Univariate associations between cancer and other patient characteristics.

From: Association of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy and comorbidity in diabetes: results from the Vermont diabetes information system

Characteristic Cancer Patients
% or mean (sd)
Non-Cancer Patients
% or mean (sd)
Odds Ratio P
Number of subjects 126 877   
ACE inhibitor therapy 34.9% 45.7% 0.64 0.02
Age, years 69.1 (10.2) 64.2 (12.1) 1.04 <0.001
Male 42.1% 46.1% 0.85 0.40
Systolic Blood Pressure, mmHg 143.0 (20.9) 139.9(19.4) 1.01 0.10
Body mass index, kg/m2 32.6 (6.8) 34.0 (7.5) 0.97 0.06
Alcohol drinking 25.4% 27.6% 0.89 0.60
Cigarette smoking 11.1% 17.8% 0.58 0.06
Number of comorbid conditions 1.8 (2.0) 1.7 (1.6) 1.05 0.41
Number of prescription medications 7.3 (4.3) 6.6 (3.7) 1.05 0.05