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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study sample

From: Access site complications following transfemoral coronary procedures: comparison between traditional compression and angioseal vascular closure devices for haemostasis

Variable Total number (n = 130) Traditional compression (n = 65) Angioseal (n = 65) Statistics p
  n % n % n %   
Gender        χ2 = 3.43 .06
 Male 99 76.2 45 69.2 54 83.1   
 Female 31 23.8 20 30.8 11 16.9   
Age M ± SD 64.2 ± 9.7 64.9 ± 9.3 63.4 ± 10.2 t = .86 .39
 (range) (32-80) (42-79) (32-80)   
BMI M ± SD 25.6 ± 3.5 25.5 ± 3.8 25.8 ± 3.2 t = -.56 .58
 (range) (17.3-34.4) (17.6-34.0) (17.3-34.4)   
Comorbidity         
 Hypertension 92 70.8 48 73.9 44 67.7 χ2 = .34 .56
 Hyperlipidemia 44 33.8 21 32.3 23 35.4 χ2 = .03 .85
 Diabetic Mellitus 32 24.6 20 30.8 12 18.5 χ2 = 2.03 .15
 Renal Disease 4 3.1 3 4.6 1 1.5   #.62
 COPD 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 1.5   #.00
Total number of comorbidity M ± SD 1.3 ± 0.9 1.4 ± 0.9 1.3 ± 0.9 t = .37 .29
 (range) (0-4) (0-4) (0-3)   
Type of catheterization        χ2 = .56 .46
 Diagnostic 43 33.1 19 29.2 24 36.9   
 Interventional 87 66.9 46 70.8 41 63.1   
Time spent for catheterization (minutes) M ± SD 82.2 ± 42.1 82.2 ± 44.8 82.1 ± 39.5 t = .01 .99
 (range) (15-252) (15-220) (25-252)   
Dose of anticoagulant M ± SD 4153.9 ± 3003.8 4053.9 ± 3199.3 4253.9 ± 2816.1 t = -.38 .71
 (range) (0-12500) (0-12000) (0-12500)   
Number of stent placement        χ2 = 3.74 .15
 0 58 44.6 34 52.3 24 36.9   
 1 45 34.6 21 32.3 24 36.9   
 2 and above 27 20.8 10 15.4 17 26.2   
  1. M Mean, SD Standard deviation, COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, χ2 Chi-Square Tests, t independent t-test
  2. #: Fisher’s Exact test