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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of the study population and the subgroup without MI

From: The association of functional polymorphisms in genes encoding growth factors for endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells with the severity of coronary artery disease

Variable Whole cohort
n = 318
Patients without previous MI
n = 249
Age (years) 64 (57 ÷ 70) 64 (58 ÷ 71)
Male sex, n (%) 224 (70.4) 171 (68.7)
Hypertension, n (%) 225 (70.8) 185 (74.3)
Heart failure, n (%) 72 (22.6) 53 (21.3)
Ejection fraction, n = 284 (89 %) 50 (45.0 ÷ 55.0) * 52 (48 ÷ 55) **
Atrial fibrillation, n (%) 46 (14.5) 40 (16.1)
Hypercholesterolemia, n (%) 150 (47.2) 117 (47.0)
Previous MI, n (%) 69 (21.7)
Diabetes, n (%) 75 (23.6) 59 (23.7)
 Diet/oral pharmacotherapy 45 (13.8) 38 (15.2)
 Insulin 31 (9.7) 21 (8.4)
Creatinine (μmol/l) 79.8 (67.0 ÷ 89.9) 79.8 (66.5 ÷ 91.2)
  1. *n = 284 (89.3 %) ** n = 221 (88.8 %); MI myocardial infarction