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Table 4 Characteristics of ACS patients in different FAR levels

From: Association between fibrinogen-to-albumin ratio and the presence and severity of coronary artery disease in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Characteristics Quartile 1
(< 68.27)
Quartile 2
(68.27–85.46)
Quartile 3
(> 85.46)
P value
N 416 416 418  
Age (years) 58.01 ± 10.20 61.97 ± 9.61 62.72 ± 9.91 < 0.001
Gender, Male, n (%) 324 (77.9) 270 (64.9) 267 (63.9) < 0.001
Hypertension, n (%) 241 (57.9) 237 (56.9) 249(59.6) 0.326
Diabetes, n (%) 85 (20.4) 113 (27.2) 128 (30.6) 0.001
Smoker, n (%) 222 (53.4) 186 (44.7) 205 (49.0) 0.114
Alcohol drinking, n (%) 59 (14.2) 60 (14.4) 53 (12.7) 0.283
MI, n (%) 119 (28.6) 131 (31.5) 186 (44.5) < 0.001
NSTEMI, n (%) 111 (26.7) 94 (22.6) 107 (25.6) 0.135
Killip class > 1, n (%) 32 (7.7) 35 (8.4) 34 (8.2) 0.086
Cardiac arrest, n (%) 7 (1.7) 10 (2.4) 14 (3.3) 0.037
Lethal arrhythmia, n (%) 5 (1.2) 11 (2.6) 12 (3.3) 0.042
Laboratory parameters
WBC (× 109/L) 7.54 ± 4.20 6.98 ± 2.61 7.62 ± 2.42 0.008
Hb (g/L) 151.13 ± 18.42 141.03 ± 15.82 148.71 ± 17.18 0.612
PLT (× 109/L) 200.82 ± 58.53 204.4 ± 54.11 213.05 ± 62.05 0.008
NEUT (× 109/L) 5.38 ± 3.30 4.87 ± 2.43 5.47 ± 2.43 0.003
MONO (× 109/L) 0.36 ± 0.20 0.36 ± 0.14 0.42 ± 0.20 < 0.001
FIB (g/L) 2.41 ± 0.54 3.17 ± 0.32 4.19 ± 0.90 < 0.001
Glucose (mmol/L) 7.22 ± 2.93 7.54 ± 3.30 7.92 ± 6.01 0.066
BUN (mmol/L) 5.81 ± 3.97 5.70 ± 1.70 5.61 ± 2.05 0.563
Scr (umol/L) 65.53 ± 42.91 62.85 ± 17.80 66.15 ± 21.72 0.232
UA (umol/L) 414.00 ± 333.39 416.00 ± 323.48 418.00 ± 341.3 0.230
ALB (g/L) 42.87 ± 4.00 41.52 ± 3.57 38.85 ± 4.64 < 0.001
TC (mmol/L) 3.85 ± 1.06 3.92 ± 0.89 3.77 ± 0.91 0.065
TG (mmol/L) 1.63 ± 1.32 1.64 ± 1.07 1.55 ± 0.95 0.436
HDL-C (mmol/L) 0.97 ± 0.22 0.99 ± 0.21 0.95 ± 0.22 0.059
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.27 ± 0.90 2.34 ± 0.77 2.23 ± 0.80 0.122
APOA (g/L) 1.15 ± 0.19 1.16 ± 0.21 1.10 ± 0.19 < 0.001
APOB (g/L) 0.84 ± 0.40 0.79 ± 0.21 0.80 ± 0.51 0.712
APOE (mg/L) 35.57 ± 18.71 38.76 ± 18.98 35.74 ± 15.51 0.048
Lp(a) (mg/L) 210.09 ± 106.25 245.69 ± 171.56 2956.59 ± 149.75 < 0.001
Number of diseased vessels, n (%)
Single 168(40.4) 122 (29.3) 98 (23.4) < 0.001
Double 105(25.2) 105(25.2) 115 (27.5) 0.689
Triple 134(32.2) 182 (43.8) 197 (47.1) < 0.001
LVEF (%) 63.29 ± 10.58 60.51 ± 10.72 57.32 ± 13.47 0.036
Gensini Score 42.00 ± 35.71 50.37 ± 39.52 56.60 ± 37.72 < 0.001
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD or n (%)
  2. SD, Standard deviation; WBC, white blood cell; Hb, hemoglobin; PLT, platelet; NEUT, neutrophil; MONO, monocyte; FIB, fibrinogen; BUN, urea nitrogen; Scr, serum creatinine; UA, uric acid; ALB, albumin; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; ApoA, apolipoprotein A; ApoB, apolipoprotein B; ApoE, apolipoprotein E; Lp(a), lipoprotein (a); LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction