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Table 2 Demographics, angiogram scores, symptom reports and functional ability by treatment group

From: An examination of factors influencing the choice of therapy for patients with coronary artery disease

   Total Medication PTCA CABG p
   214 70 71 73  
Gender Male 175 52 57 66  
  Female 39 18 14 7 0.041
Age Mean 64.09 66.00 62.03 64.26 0.078
Education level Mean 2.04 1. 97a 2.51b 1.64a <0.001
Angiogram scores LAD artery disease 2.18 1.56a 2.31b 2.64b <0.001
  Circumflex artery disease 1.67 1.30a 1.39a 2.30b <0.001
  RCA disease 1.98 1.80 1.85 2.27 0.015
  Number of disease vessels 2.51 2.39a 2.37a 2.77b 0.002
  Ventricular Function score 0.63 0.56a 0.39a 0.93b <0.001
Symptom frequency Angina 2.03 1.80a 2.18b 2.11b 0.005
  Dyspnoea 2.22 2.19 2.37 2.11 0.212
  Non-cardiac 1.43 1.38 1.46 1.46 0.196
Functional limitations Angina associated 1.80 1.29a 1.93b 2.15b <0.001
  Dyspnoea associated 1.56 1.21 1.67 1.79 0.013
Activities of daily living Social Behaviour 4.43 3.96a 3.97a 5.32b 0.005
  Emotional Stability 1.30 1.43 1.48 1.00 0.112
  Mobility Range 1.91 1.00a 1.15a 3.52b <0.001
  Somatic Autonomy 0.84 0.94 0.58 0.99 0.200
  Mobility Control 4.00 3.81 3.63 4.53 0.143
  Psychological Autonomy & Communication 1.71 1.89 1.75 1.51 0.613
  1. Gender analyses conducted with Chi-sq test, remainder with ANOVAs.
  2. Significant treatment group differences revealed within the ANOVAs are indicated with different superscript letters.