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Table 2 Social and clinical characteristics of patients at the time of the interview 2 years after AMI

From: Long-term secondary prevention of acute myocardial infarction (SEPAT) – guidelines adherence and outcome

  Groups
Variables All
N = 200
Men
N = 158
Women
N = 42
Age, years, mean ± SD 65.5 ± 9.8 64.7 ± 9.5 68.2 ± 10.2
Social factors
 Born in Swedena n = 199 (%) 158 (79.3) 123 (77.8) 35 (83.3)
 Higher educationa n = 200 (%) 47 (23.5) 35 (22.2) 12 (28.6)
 Currently workinga n = 199 (%) 72 (34.4) 62 (39.2) 10 (23.8)
Smokinga n = 200
 Never (%) 62 (31.0) 45 (28.5) 17 (40.5)
 Regularly (%) 13 (6.5) 13 (8.2) 0 (0.0)
 Sometimes (%) 12 (6.0) 11 (7.0) 1 (2.4)
 Quit (%) 113 (56.5) 89 (56.3) 24 (57.1)
Exercisea n = 200
 Sedentary n (%) 28 (14) 18 (11.4) 10 (23.8)
 Moderate activity n (%) 81 (40.5) 63 (39.9) 18 (42.9)
 Regular activity n, (%) 50 (25.5) 41 (35.9) 9 (21.4)
 Vigorous activity n, (%) 41 (20.5) 36 (22.8) 5 (11.9)
Cardiovascular diseases
 Atrial fibrillationa n = 196 (%) 29 (14.8) 19 (12.3) 10 (24.4)
 Known heart failurea n = 193 (%) 16 (8.3) 10 (6.5) 6 (15.8)
 Hypertensiona n = 194 (%) 123 (63.4) 93 (61.2) 30 (71.4)
 Diabetesa n = 197 (%) 43 (21.8) 37 (23.6) 6 (15)
 Stroke/TIAa n = 198 (%) 14 (7.2) 12 (7.7) 2 (4.9)
 Hyperlipidemiaa n = 180 (%) 115 (63.9) 90 (63.4) 25 (65.8)
 Previous MI n = 200 (%) 26 (13.0) 19 (12.0) 8 (19.0)
 Previous PCI n = 200 (%) 23 (11.5) 18 (11.4) 5 (11.9)
Non-cardiovascular disease
 Cancera n = 200 (%) 31 (15.5) 22 (13.9) 9 (21.4)
 COPD n = 193 (%) 39 (20.2) 29 (19.1) 10 (24.4)
 OSA n = 162 (%) 48 (29.6) 37 (29.6) 11 (29.7)
 Renal failure GFR < 60 n = 200 (%) 55 (27.5) 33 (20.1) 18 (42.9)
 Renal failure GFR < 30 n = 200 (%) 4 (2) 4 (2.5) 0 (0.0)
 Depressed for at least 2 consecutive weeks in the past 12 monthsa n = 200 (%) 30 (15) 20 (12.7) 10 (23.8)
  1. Data were presented as n (%)
  2. TIA transient ischemic attack, MI myocardial infarction, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, OSA obstructive sleep apnea
  3. aSelf-specified answers to questions in the SEPAT questionnaire