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Table 3 Age at and type of first cardiovascular event

From: Predictors of the first cardiovascular event in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus - a prospective cohort study

Type of cardiovascular event Number of events Median age at onset Age range
All cardiovascular events 24 64.4 40.6 to 85.1
Ischemic heart disease 10 60.8 40.6 to 85.1
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease 6 65.7 49.9 to 83.9
Ischemic peripheral vascular disease 5 55.1 44.1 to 82.4
Death due to cardiovascular disease 3 64.7 58.1 to 68.6
  1. Ischemic heart disease = myocardial infarction or angina pectoris, ischemic cerebrovascular disease = cerebral infarction or transitory ischemic attacks, ischemic peripheral vascular disease = intermittent claudication or peripheral arterial thrombosis/embolus, death due to ischemic vascular disease = death due to myocardial infarction, heart failure, sudden death, cerebral infarction, generalized atherosclerosis as stated by death certificate.