Table 1

Medical histories of women with aneurysms compared with women in the general public

VariableCase (n=60)Control (n=420)p Value
Age (years)
 Mean (SD)53.9 (12.53)51.3 (7.85)0.12
Body mass index (kg/m2)
 Mean (SD)27.8 (7.5)27.3 (10.3)0.73
Education (>12 grade)
 n (%)27 (45.8)193 (46)0.99
Smoker
 n (%)16 (26.7)90 (21.4)0.36
Menarche age (years)
 Mean (SD)12.8 (1.7)12.8 (1.8)0.81
Nulliparous (yes)
 n (%)9 (15)56 (13.4)0.73
No of pregnancies (≥3)
 n (%)30 (50)185 (44.2)0.39
Age first live birth (years)
 Mean (SD)21.7 (5.6)21.8 (6.4)0.97
Age first live birth ≥30
 n (%)5 (10)41 (11.3)0.79
Menopause age (years)
 Mean (SD)43.4 (8.5)44.3 (8.5)0.53
Premature menopause (menopause age <45)
 n (%)20 (50)106 (34)0.18
Post-menopause
 n (%)40 (66.7)228 (61.2)0.45
Hormone replacement therapy
 n (%)14 (23.7)188 (44.8)0.002
Oral contraceptive pill
 n (%)36 (60)326 (77.6)0.003