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Table 1 Anthropometric characteristics and clinical data of patients and control subjects

From: Pathological interactions between the endothelin-1 and the angiotensin- converting enzyme among Tunisian coronary patients

  Patients (n = 157) Control subjects (n = 142)
Age (x ± σ years) 64.8 ± 11.7 56.8 ± 9.4
Sex
Men (%) 121 (77%) 111 (78.2%)
Women (%) 36 (23%) 31 (21.8%)
BMI (kg /m2) 27.6 ± 4 23.3 ± 2.2
Hypertension (%) 88 0
Obesity (%) 52 8.5%
Diabetes (%) 64 0
Smoking (%) 62.4 7
Family cardiachistory (%) 68 6
Personnel cardiachistory (%) 66 0
Postmenopausal women (%) 100 82
Dyslipidemia (%) 40 0
Sedentary (%) 43 11
Alcohol (%) 33 14
Treatment : ACE inhibitors (%) 97 0
 Statins (%) 38 0
 Beta-Blockers (%) 33  
Ca-Blockers (%) 27 0
Diuretics (%) 17 0
  1. X mean
  2. σ standard deviation
  3. BMI Body mass index