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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Effects of a nurse-coordinated prevention programme on health-related quality of life and depression in patients with an acute coronary syndrome: results from the RESPONSE randomised controlled trial

  Included in HRQOL analysis Included in depression analysis
  Intervention   Control   Intervention   Control  
  n = 308 n = 307 n = 54 n = 66
Demographics         
 Age (years) 57.7 (9.5) 58.2 (9.7) 57.3 (9.3) 58.1 (10.0)
 Female 63 (21 %) 63 (21 %) 12 (22 %) 15 (23 %)
 Caucasian 282 (92 %) 281 (92 %) 49 (91 %) 62 (94 %)
 Higher education (>8 years) 69 (22 %) 65 (21 %) 11 (20 %) 12 (18 %)
 Employed (fulltime or part-time) 162 (53 %) 171 (56 %) 32 (60 %) 37 (56 %)
 Married/cohabiting 250 (81 %) 257 (84 %) 42 (84 %) 57 (88 %)
Previous vascular disease         
 Myocardial infarction 51 (17 %) 54 (18 %) 10 (19 %) 10 (15 %)
 Percutaneous coronary intervention 41 (13 %) 46 (15 %) 6 (11 %) 6 (9 %)
 Coronary artery bypass surgery 14 (5 %) 17 (6 %) 5 (9 %) 3 (5 %)
 Stroke 12 (4 %) 7 (2 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
 Peripheral artery disease 18 (6 %) 22 (7 %) 6 (11 %) 7 (11 %)
 No known previous cardiovascular disease 224 (73 %) 222 (73 %) 37 (69 %) 52 (80 %)
Cardiovascular risk factors         
 Positive family history 179 (58 %) 187 (61 %) 30 (56 %) 40 (62 %)
 Diagnosed diabetes mellitus 42 (14 %) 42 (14 %) 6 (11 %) 8 (12 %)
 Dyslipidaemia before hospital admission 214 (70 %) 218 (71 %) 35 (65 %) 42 (64 %)
 Hypertension before hospital admission 120 (39 %) 107 (35 %) 19 (35 %) 22 (33 %)
 Current smoking 142 (46 %) 126 (41 %) 27 (50 %) 26 (39 %)
 Overweight (BMI > 25) 241 (78 %) 219 (71 %) 44 (82 %) 48 (73 %)
 Physically inactive 155 (50 %) 149 (49 %) 24 (44 %) 32 (49 %)
Depression parameters         
 BDI score      8.1 (7.2) 6.1 (5.1)
 BDI ≥ 10      15 (28 %) 14 (21 %)