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Table 1 Baseline characteristics for patients included in the RATIO follow-up study

From: Hypercoagulability and the risk of recurrence in young women with myocardial infarction or ischaemic stroke: a cohort study

  Myocardial infarction n = 226 Ischaemic stroke n = 160
Demographic characteristics
 Age at the event, years (SD) 42.4 (6.1) 40.0 (7.5)
 BMI, kg/m2 (SD) 27.1 (5.4) 25.5 (5.7)
 Median follow-up, years (IQR) 18.6 (17.2–20.1) 18.9 (17.3–20.7)
Medical history, n (%)
 Diabetes mellitus 11 (5%) 9 (6%)
 Hypertension 56 (25%) 41 (26%)
 Hyperlipidaemia 25 (11%) 9 (6%)
 Alcohol consumption 138 (61%) 90 (57%)
 Smoking 188 (83%) 100 (63%)
 Cardiovascular family historya 145 (66%) 82 (56%)
  1. BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation, IQR interquartile range
  2. aData available for 97% of the subjects in the myocardial infarction group and 92% of the subjects in the ischaemic stroke group