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Table 3 Cardiovascular risk profile of STEMI-patients according to SES-group

From: Socially disadvantaged city districts show a higher incidence of acute ST-elevation myocardial infarctions with elevated cardiovascular risk factors and worse prognosis

  G1 (n = 519) G2 (n = 813) G3 (n = 1554) G4 (n = 576) p-value
Age (yrs) ± SD 67.6 ± 13 64.1 ± 13 63.1 ± 13 63.1 ± 13 <0.01
Female Gender (%) 31.8 29.1 29.4 29.3 0.08
Smoking (%) 33.3 44.2 45.9 49.1 <0.01
Mean BMI (kg/sqm) ± SD 26.7 ± 5 27.3 ± 5 27.6 ± 5 27.9 ± 5 <0.01
BMI > 30 kg/sqm (%) 17.0 21.4 25.2 26.8 <0.01
Diabetes mellitus (%) 18.8 21.9 20.5 20.4 0.3
Family history (FH) for CAD (%) 22.2 22.3 18.6 18.5 0.02
Known CV disease (%) 23.8 24.8 27.5 24.6 0.9