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Table 2 Epidemiological and Clinical Characteristics of CAD patients with poor and good CCC

From: Genetic association study of coronary collateral circulation in patients with coronary artery disease using 22 single nucleotide polymorphisms corresponding to 10 genes involved in postischemic neovascularization

Characteristic Poor CCC Good CCC p value
n = 546 (%) n = 131 (%)
Age (years) 65.26 ± 10.88 66.76 ± 10.06 0.187
Gender (male) 460 (84.25) 110 (83.97) 0.937
Hypertension (n) 372 (68.13) 97 (74.05) 0.188
Diabetes mellitus (n) 146 (26.74) 47 (35.88) 0.037*
Hyperlipidemia (n) 381 (69.78) 96 (73.28) 0.430
Smoking (n) 126 (23.08) 33 (25.19) 0.608
Angina history (n) 383 (70.15) 93 (70.99) 0.849
Previous myocardial infarction (n) 196 (35.90) 43 (32.82) 0.509
Medication with statins (n) 188 (34.43) 58 (44.27) 0.035*
  1. Abbreviations: CCC, coronary collateral circulation. Values are given as mean (S.D.) or numbers of patients (%). p <0.05 was considered as statistically significant (*)