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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients (n = 1127) at the time of the index coronary event

From: Unfavourable risk factor control after coronary events in routine clinical practice

Mean age at index event (Standard Deviation) 61.6 (9.6)
Women (%) 21
Smoking (%) 35
Diagnoses  
 ST-elevation infarction (%) 30
 Non ST-elevation infarction (%) 50
 Stable or unstable angina (%) 20
 More than 1 coronary event (%) 30
Angiographic findings  
 No significant stenoses (%) 6
 Singel vessel disease (%) 55
 Multi-vessels disease (%) 39
Intervention  
 PCIa with stent (%) 75
 PCIa without stent (%) 2
 Coronary artery bypass graft operation (%) 13
 No intervention (%) 10
Previous or ongoing participation in cardiac rehabilitation (%) 50
Co-morbidity  
 Hypertension (%) 43
 Diabetes type I or II (%) 17
 Heart failure (%) 13
 Atrial fibrillation (%) 9
 Stroke or transitory ischemic attack (%) 7
 Peripheral artery disease (%) 9
Medication at discharge after the index event  
 Aspirin (%) 99
 Other antiplateles (%) 88
 Statins (%) 96
 Beta blockers (%) 85
 ACE inhibitors or ARBb (%) 56
 Calsium channel blockers (%) 16
 Diuretics (%) 22
 Antidiabetic (%) 11
 Insulin (%) 4
 Wafarin or NOACc (%) 7
  1. All information was obtained from the hospital medical records
  2. aPercutaneous coronary intervention, bACE, angiotensin converting enzyme; ARB, angiotensin receptor blocker. cNOAC, new oral anticoagulants