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Table 3 Summary characteristics of studies included in the literature-based meta-analysis

From: Lipoprotein(a) and incident type-2 diabetes: results from the prospective Bruneck study and a meta-analysis of published literature

Reference Cohort Country Age, mean (SD) or median (25th–75th) No. (%) males N No. incident events Follow-up, years Diabetes ascertainment
Bruneck study Bruneck Italy Mean = 58 (11) 403 (50) 815 94 Median = 20.0 b
Mora et al. [5] WHS US Mean = 55 (7) 0 (0) 26,746 1670 Median = 13.3 a
Kamstrup et al. [6] CCHS and CGPS Denmark Median = 58 (47–67) 34,691 (45) 29,106 2157 Not provided a
Ye et al. [9] EPIC-Norfolk UK Mean = 59 (9) 8248 (45) 17,908 593 Mean = 9.8 a
  1. CCHS Copenhagen City Heart Study, CGPS Copenhagen General Population Study, EPIC-Norfolk European Prospective Investigation of Cancer-Norfolk, WHS Women’s Health Study
  2. aSelf-report validated by linkage to other sources
  3. bAmerican Diabetes Association criteria and/or use of diabetes medication