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Table 1 Patient Characteristics.

From: Survival of patients treated with intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation at a tertiary care center in Pakistan – patient characteristics and predictors of in-hospital mortality

Characteristic N (%)*
Age (mean/SD) 58.8 (10.4)
Males 75 (78.9)
Female 20 (21.1)
Diabetes 41 (43.2)
Hypertension 53 (55.8)
Smoking 36 (37.9)
Previous PCI 29 (30.5)
Previous CABG 46 (48.4)
Coronary Anatomy  
   Single vessel disease 6 (6.3)
   2-vessel disease 15 (15.8)
   3-vessel disease 72 (75.8)
LV function – normal or mildly impaired 45 (47.4)
LV function – moderate or severely impaired 50 (52.6)
Cardiogenic shock 46 (48.4)
Underwent revascularization 74 (77.9)
   Percutaneous 26 (27.4)
   Surgical 48 (50.5)
  1. * mean/Standard Deviation for age; (%) for others
  2. LV = left ventricular; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; CABG = coronary artery bypass grafting