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Table 3 The prevalence of several atherothrombosis-related interventions (N = 3,007)

From: Self-reported prevalence of atherothrombosis in a general population sample of adults in Greece; A telephone survey

  PCI CABG Angioplasty of
peripheral
vessel
Surgery of
peripheral
vessel
Total population 1.5% 1.4% 0.6% 0.7%
Gender     
Male 2.6%* 2.5%* 0.6% 0.6%
Female 0.5% 0.4% 0.6% 0.8%
Age (in years)     
18-24 0.0%* 0.0%* 0.0% 0.0%*
25-39 0.2% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0%
40-54 0.9% 0.9% 1.0% 0.4%
55-64 2.7% 1.1% 0.8% 1.1%
65+ 4.1% 4.8% 0.9% 2.2%
Marital status     
Married/living together 2.0%* 1.7% 0.7% 0.7%*
Single 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.0%
Divorced/separated 1.4% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0%
Widowed 0.6% 1.7% 1.7% 3.5%
Area of residence     
Urban 1.4% 1.4% 0.6% 0.5%*
Rural 1.7% 1.3% 0.6% 1.2%
Nationality     
Greek 1.5% 1.4% 0.6%* 0.7%
Other 0.0% 1.1% 2.3% 0.0%
Occupational status     
Unemployed 0.6%* 0.0%* 0.6% 0.0%*
Retired 4.3% 4.9% 1.2% 1.7%
University students 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Housewife 0.5% 0.5% 0.5% 0.9%
Servant 0.7% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Self-employed 0.5% 0.5% 1.0% 0.3%
Farmer 2.1% 1.0% 0.0% 1.0%
BMI     
Normal weight 0.7%* 0.9%* 0.4%* 0.4%*
Overweight 1.7% 1.1% 0.5% 0.6%
Obese 2.9% 3.5% 1.7% 1.5%
Educational status     
Very low (6) 3.4%* 2.6%* 1.3% 1.5%
Low (6-12) 0.9% 0.9% 0.5% 0.7%
Moderate (12-14) 0.7% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%
High (14-16) 1.2% 1.5% 0.5% 0.4%
Very high (>16) 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Smoking habits     
Non-smokers 1.9% 1.8%* 0.6% 0.9%
1-20 cigarettes 0.9% 0.7% 0.8% 0.3%
21+ 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
  1. * p-value < 0.05
  2. PCI: Percutaneous Coronary Intervention,
  3. CABG: Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  4. BMI: Body Mass Index