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Table 2 Comparisons on incidence of myocardial bridge and risk factors in patients with or without SOCADd

From: A potential protective element of myocardial bridge against severe obstructive atherosclerosis in the whole coronary system

Event Non-SOCAD SOCAD P value
N = 3191 (47.11%) N = 3583 (52.89%)
Age (years, mean ± SD) 63.34 ± 10.33 65.08 ± 10.55 <  0.0001
Sex
 Male, n (%) 1683(52.74%) 2681(74.83%) <  0.0001
 Female, n (%) 1508(47.26%) 902(25.17%)
Myocardial bridge, n (%) 512(16.05%) 66(1.84%) <  0.0001
Hypertension, n (%) 1725(54.06%) 2377(66.34%) <  0.0001
DMa, n (%) 527(16.52%) 1078(30.09%) <  0.0001
IGTb, n (%) 124(3.89%) 197(5.50%) 0.0078
DM/IGTc, n (%) 651(20.40%) 1275(35.58%) <  0.0001
Hyperlipidemia, n (%) 272(8.52%) 233(6.50%) 0.0016
Ischemic cerebrovascular disease, n (%) 178(5.58%) 259(7.23%) 0.0064
Chronic kidney disease, n (%) 83(2.60) 158(4.41%) <  0.0001
  1. aDM, diabetes mellitus
  2. bIGT, impaired glucose tolerance
  3. cDM/IGT, diabetes mellitus/impaired glucose tolerance
  4. dSOCAD, severe obstructive coronary artery disease requiring treatment with percutaneous coronary intervention or coronary artery bypass grafting