Table 1

Prevalence of Aortic Valve Abnormalities by Echocardiography

Aortic Valve Abnormality
NoneSclerosisStenosisValve Replacement
All subjects3,736 (72%)1,329 (26%)88 (2%)23 (0.4%)
 Women2,249 (76%)641 (22%)43 (1.5%)12 (0.4%)
 Men1,487 (67%)688 (31%)45 (2%)11 (0.5%)
65–74 years old2,684 (78%)697 (20%)43 (1.3%)16 (0.5%)
 Women1,654 (82%)344 (17%)20 (1.0%)9 (0.4%)
 Men1,030 (73%)353 (25%)23 (1.6%)7 (0.5%)
75–84 years old962 (62%)542 (35%)37 (2.4%)7 (0.5%)
 Women546 (66%)259 (31%)22 (2.7%)3 (0.4%)
 Men416 (58%)283 (39%)15 (2.1%)4 (0.6%)
85+ years old90 (48%)90 (48%)8 (4%)0 (0%)
 Women49 (56%)38 (43%)1 (1%)0
 Men41 (41%)52 (52%)7 (7%)0

Data are expressed as number (%) of subjects.