TABLE 2. Difference in Means Between Cases and Noncases Associated With Specified Odds Ratio in Men

Risk FactorMeanSDOdds Ratio per 2 SD
Mean and SD estimated from data from the National Health and Nutrition Evaluation Survey II (NHANES II). DBP indicates diastolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol.
SBP (mm Hg)12917.73.69.719.424.5
DBP (mm Hg)8111.
TC (mg/dL)21144.59.024.448.961.7
LDL (mg/dL)14037.87.720.841.552.4
HDL (mg/dL)