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Table 2 summary of baseline sample characteristics

From: An Australian longitudinal pilot study examining health determinants of cardiac outcomes 12 months post percutaneous coronary intervention

Categorical factors Frequency (valid %)
Gender  
 Male 41 (80.4 %)
 Female 10 (19.6 %)
Highest level of qualification  
 Primary school 2 (3.9 %)
 High school 33 (64.7 %)
 TAFE qualification 13 (25.5 %)
 Postgraduate degree 3 (5.9 %)
Marital status  
 Single 3 (5.9 %)
 Married 37 (72.5 %)
 De facto 4 (7.8 %)
 Separated 1 (2.0 %)
 Divorced 1 (2.0 %)
 Widowed 5 (9.8 %)
Hypertension  
 Yes 30(58.8 %)
 No 21 (41.2 %)
Smoking status  
 Smoker 1 (2.0 %)
 Non-smoker 50 (98.0 %)
Diabetes  
 Yes 12 (23.5 %)
 No 39 (76.5 %)
Exercise frequency  
 None 3 (5.9 %)
 1-3 times per week 14 (27.5 %)
 4-6 times per week 6 (11.8 %)
 Daily 28 (54.9 %)
Cholesterol level (total above 5.5 mmol/L)  
 High 35 (70.0 %)
 Normal 15 (30.0 %)
Adherence to cardiac rehabilitation  
 Not at all 18 (36.7 %)
 Sometimes 6 (12.2 %)
 Often 8 (16.3 %)
 Always 17 (34.7 %)
Readmission post intervention  
 Yes 16 (32.0 %)
 No 34 (68.0 %)
Numerical covariates Mean (SD)
Age 72.3 (8.82)
Height (cm) 173.9 (8.34)
Weight (kg) 82.7 (14.0)