hypertension at the start of the study and are followed for 4 years at which time they are re-assessed for hypertension. Risk factors are measured in all participants at the start of the study. A total of participants enroll and 1123 develop hypertension over 4 years. The following table displays the numbers of participants who develop hypertension by gender and age group.
A. What is the relative risk for hypertension in women 50+ years vs. women < 50?
B. What is the relative risk for hypertension in men 50+ vs. men <50?
Women develop hyper do not develop total
age 50+ 255 237 492
< 50 241 916 1157
total 496 1153 1649
Men do dont total
50+ 283 188 471
<50 344 718 1062
Total 627 906 1533
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