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Table 1 Personal Characteristics of Study Sample

From: Prevalence and factors associated with inappropriate use of treadmill exercise stress test for coronary artery disease: a cross-sectional study

Parameters Values
n 191
Age (years) 48 ± 14
Male 85 (44 %)
Symptom of chest paina  
 Asymptomatic 97 (50.8 %)
 Nonanginal 80 (41.9 %)
 Atypical angina 9 (4.7 %)
 Typical angina 5 (2.6 %)
Pre-test probability of CAD  
 Very low 84 (44 %)
 Low 55 (28.8 %)
 Intermediate 29 (15.2 %)
 High 1 (0.5 %)
 Not applicableb 22 (11.5 %)
Hypertension 93 (49 %)
Diabetes 20 (10 %)
Dyslipidemia 36 (19 %)
Obesity 48 (25 %)
Family history of CAD 41 (21 %)
Smoker 12 (6.3 %)
Known CAD 12 (6.3 %)
Previous myocardial infarction 8 (4.2 %)
Revascularization 11 (5.8 %)
Cardiovascular riskc  
 Low 151 (80 %)
 Intermediate 20 (10 %)
 High 19 (10 %)
Tests of public health system 56 (29 %)
  1. aSymptom in the anamnesis; bAge ≥ 70 years or known CAD; cCardiovascular Risk Estimation in 10 years, according to the WHO risk prediction (Low: <10 %, Intermediate: between 10 and 20 %, High: ≥ 20 %)