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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics of the Study Population (N = 300)

From: Prognostic value of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism and cytomegalovirus seroprevalence in patients with coronary artery disease

  Patients With Cardiovascular Event (N = 60) Patients Without Cardiovascular Event (N = 240) p-value
Male, n (%) 51 (85) 206 (85.8) 0.9
Age (y) mean ± SD 57.5 ± 7.7 58.0 ± 7.2 0.7
Body mass index (kg/m2) mean ± SD 27.0 ± 5.7 27.2 ± 3.5 0.6
School education <10 yrs, n (%) 46 (76.7) 165 (68.7) 0.8
Daily alcohol consumption, n (%) 18 (30) 71 (29.6) 0.9
Smoking status:    
   Current, n (%) 1 (1.7) 25 (10.4)  
   Past, n (%) 41 (68.3) 158 (65.8)  
   Never, n (%) 18 (30) 57 (23.8) 0.07a
History of:    
   Dyslipidemia, n (%) 37 (61.7) 167 (69.6) 0.2
   Hypertension, n (%) 36 (60) 138 (57.5) 0.7
   Diabetes, n (%) 9 (15) 32 (13.3) 0.7
Prior myocardial infarction, n (%) 40 (66.7) 144 (60.3) 0.4
  1. a = Fisher's Exact Test used