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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants, aged 85 years (n = 549), stratified by CMV serostatus

From: Cytomegalovirus seropositivity is associated with glucose regulation in the oldest old. Results from the Leiden 85-plus Study

  CMV-serostatus
  positive (n = 435) negative (n = 114)
Gender: women, n (%) 303 (69.7) 65 (57.0)
Education: low, n (%) 313 (72.5) 45 (39.5)
Income: low, n (%) 238 (55.5) 41 (36.6)
BMI (kg/m2), mean (SD) 27.4 (4.5) 26.6 (4.6)
Smoking: ever, n (%) 199 (46.1) 62 (54.4)
Alcohol (units/week), median (IQR) 0 (0-3) 1 (0-7)
Comorbidities:   
Diabetes, n (%) 75 (17.2) 9 (7.9)
COPD, n (%) 51 (12.0) 12 (10.9)
Parkinson, n (%) 11 (2.6) 1 (0.9)
Cancer, n (%) 68 (16.0) 27 (24.5)
Arthritis, n (%) 140 (33.0) 31 (28.2)
Sumscore of cardiovascular comorbidities, mean (SD) 3.9 (19.7) 3.0 (13.3)
Total number of comorbidities, mean (SD) 4.8 (19.8) 3.8 (13.4)
Total number of medications, mean (SD) 3.3 (2.7) 3.0 (2.6)
CRP (mg/L)*, mean (SD) 0.8 (1.7) 1.0 (1.8)
  1. *CRP (mg/L) is logtransformed.
  2. BMI: body mass index. CRP: C-reactive protein. COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Sumscore of cardiovascular comorbidities: hypertension, myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, claudicatio intermittens, arterial surgery and stroke. Total number of comorbidities: sumscore of cardiovascular comorbidities, COPD, Parkinson, Cancer, Arthritis.