Table 7-1.

OR for Combinations of Parental Heart Attack History

OR (95% CI)
No family history1.00
One parent with heart attack ≥50 y of age1.67 (1.55–1.81)
One parent with heart attack <50 y of age2.36 (1.89–2.95)
Both parents with heart attack ≥50 y of age2.90 (2.30–3.66)
Both parents with heart attack, one <50 y of age3.26 (1.72–6.18)
Both parents with heart attack, both <50 y of age6.56 (1.39–30.95)
  • CI indicates confidence interval; and OR, odds ratio.

  • Data derived from Chow et al.6