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Table 1 Characteristics of the patient population who underwent cardiac CT for the evaluation of coronary artery disease; 2012–2016

From: Appropriate utilization of cardiac computed tomography for the assessment of stable coronary artery disease

n 2577
Age (mean ± SD in years) 59.7 ± 12.5
Female sex (%) 47.3
Cardiac risk factors
 Family history of CAD (%) 20.1
 Active smoker (%) 14.1
 Diabetes (%) 43.4
 Dyslipidemia (%) 37.6
 Hypertension (%) 18.8
 Newly diagnosed systolic heart failure (%) 9.0
 Prior history of cerebrovascular or peripheral vascular disease (%) 16.7
Chest pain
 Typical (%) 20.6
 Atypical (%) 66.6
 No chest pain (%) 12.7
Atrial fibrillation (%) 10.9
History of sustained ventricular tachycardia (%) 1.1
Abnormal prior stress test (%) 22.3
  1. CT computed tomography, SD standard deviation