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Table 3 Association between ACE I/D polymorphisms and ACS clinical severity

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

ACE genotypes II (n = 37) ID (n = 51)    DD (n = 23)   
Clinical symptoms     Univariate    Univariate  
  n   n OR (95%CI) p * n OR (95%CI) p *
Stenosis numbers         
0 or 1 vessel 19 1 (ref.) 20    6   
2 vessels 9   12 1.267 (0.435-3.686) 0.665 6 2.006 (0.729-5.515) 0.178
3 vessels 9   19 2.111 (0.530-8.407) 0.289 11 3.870 (1.085-13.812) 0.037
Infarcted artery (yes vs. no)         
left anterior descending -No 23 1(ref) 22    8   
-Yes 14   29 2.166 (0.912-5.144) 0.080 15 3.080 (1.041-9.118) 0.042
left circumflex -No 21 1(ref) 24    14   
-Yes 16   27 1.477 (0.630-3.460) 0.370 9 0.844 (0.292-2.436) 0.753
right coronary -No 17 1(ref) 21    12   
-Yes 20   29 1.174 (0.498-2.764) 0.714 11 0.779 (0.275-2.211) 0.639
Infarction locus (yes vs. no)         
anterior wall -No 26 1(ref) 39    10   
-Yes 11   12 0.727 (0.279-1.893) 0.514 13 3.073 (1.039-9.091) 0.043
inferior wall -No 34 1(ref) 42    19   
-Yes 3   9 2.429 (0.609-9.679) 0.208 4 2.386 (0.482-11.803) 0.286
right ventricle myocardial -No 36 1(ref) 48    22   
-Yes 1   3 2.250 (0.225-22.533) 0.490 1 1.636 (0.097-27.511) 0.732
others -No 35 1(ref) 50    22   
-Yes 2   1 0.350 (0.031-4.012) 0.399 1 0.795 (0.068-9.301) 0.855
  1. *On the basis of logistic regression, with statistical significance (p < 0.05) shown in bold.