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Table 1 Univariate and multivariate analyses of ACS risk factors

From: Angiotensin converting enzyme DD genotype is associated with acute coronary syndrome severity and sudden cardiac death in Taiwan: a case-control emergency room study

Subject characteristics ACS
(n = 111)
NCS
(n = 195)
Univariate   Multivariate  
    OR (95%CI) p* OR (95% CI) P*
ACE-genotypes       
II 37 78 1 (ref.)   1 (ref.)  
ID 51 99 1.086 (0.648-1.821) 0.754 1.284 (0.595-2.773) 0.524
DD 23 18 2.694 (1.298-5.592) 0.008 4.295 (1.436-12.851) 0.009
Demographic factors       
Age 64.99 ± 13.85 42.44 ± 11.91 1.127 (1.099-1.156) < 0.001 1.114 (1.082-1.147) < 0.001
Sex -Female 25 60 1 (ref.)    
Male 86 135 1.529 (0.892-2.622) 0.123 - -
Clinical risk factors       
BMI (kg/m2) < 27 99 174 1.004 (0.474-2.128) 0.991 - -
≥ 27 12 21     
Systolic blood pressure 73 181 1 (ref.)   1 (ref.)  
< 140 mmHg       
≥ 140 mmHg 38 14 6.730 (3.443-13.156) < 0.001 1.765 (0.525-5.934) 0.358
Diastolic blood pressure 88 179 1 (ref.)   1 (ref.)  
< 90 mmHg       
≥ 90 mmHg 23 16 2.924 (1.471-5.813) 0.002 1.425 (0.497-4.089) 0.510
Diabetes Mellitus - No 75 187 1 (ref.)   1 (ref.)  
Yes 36 8 11.220 (4.983-25.261) < 0.001 2.396 (0.869-6.610) 0.091
  1. On the basis of logistic regression, with statistical significance (p < 0.05) shown in bold ACS: acute coronary syndrome, NCS: non-coronary subjects, BMI: body mass index