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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of included patients according to the SYNTAX score tertiles

From: Serum total bilirubin and long-term prognosis of patients with new-onset non-ST elevation myocardial infarction: a cohort study

Clinical characteristics First tertile
(< 10.0, n = 107)
Second tertile
(10–22, n = 111)
Third tertile
(≥ 23, n = 109)
F/Z/χ2 p value
Male (%) 75 (70.1) 84 (75.7) 79 (72.5) 0.865 0.649
Age (years) 58.97 ± 10.15 59.50 ± 11.04 62.61 ± 11.45 3.524 0.031
Hypertension (%) 47 (43.9) 55 (49.5) 58 (53.2) 1.889 0.389
Diabetes mellitus (%) 23 (21.5) 36 (32.4) 41 (37.6) 6.880 0.032
Current smoking (%) 41 (38.3) 54 (48.6) 61 (56.0) 6.799 0.033
SBP (mm/Hg) 126.68 ± 22.06 127.35 ± 18.28 127.13 ± 18.88 0.032 0.969
DBP (mm/Hg) 77.05 ± 11.58 75.87 ± 11.82 74.58 ± 10.57 1.278 0.280
BMI (kg/m2) 25.67 ± 3.32 25.61 ± 3.73 25.09 ± 4.65 0.540 0.583
HDL-C (mmol/L) 0.97 (0.83, 1.24) 0.96 (0.80, 1.14) 0.95 (0.79, 1.16) 1.291 0.524
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.71 ± 0.86 2.72 ± 1.10 2.85 ± 1.17 0.539 0.584
TC (mmol/L) 4.12 ± 1.05 4.27 ± 1.32 4.4 ± 1.45 1.238 0.291
TG (mmol/L) 1.47 (1.04, 2.35) 1.49 (1.08, 2.44) 1.56 (1.12, 2.58) 1.225 0.542
Apo-A1 (g/L) 1.15 (1.01, 1.37) 1.08 (0.99, 1.28) 1.15 (0.95, 1.34) 2.506 0.286
Apo-B (g/L) 0.80 (0.68, 1.05) 0.79 (0.64, 1.02) 0.90 (0.63, 1.10) 2.521 0.284
Creatinine (mmol/L) 70.56 (60.52, 82.22) 71.00 (63.00, 84.00) 72.14 (62.18, 82.00) 0.404 0.817
BUN (mmol/L) 5.27 ± 2.35 5.01 ± 1.63 5.71 ± 2.61 2.797 0.062
Uric acid (mmol/L) 307.07 ± 98.73 317.15 ± 82.57 310.31 ± 98.09 0.330 0.719
CK-MB (U/L) 39.41 (16.03, 70.00) 35.35 (16.25, 74.00) 44.19 (21.15, 89.36) 2.364 0.307
Troponin T (µg/L) 0.49 (0.18, 1.30) 0.56 (0.16, 1.26) 0.45 (0.16, 1.16) 0.075 0.963
LVEF (%) 61.28 ± 5.31 61.55 ± 5.56 58.97 ± 7.04 3.895 0.022
LVEDD (mm) 49.24 ± 4.41 49.33 ± 3.47 50.76 ± 4.49 2.970 0.053
Killip class (%)     7.097 0.312
 I 4 (3.7) 3 (2.7) 2 (1.8)   
 II 93 (86.9) 93 (83.8) 85 (78.0)   
 III 9 (8.4) 12 (0.8) 16 (14.7)   
 IV 1 (0.9) 3 (2.7) 6 (5.5)   
GRACE Score 132.39 ± 41.11 125.67 ± 28.98 135.26 ± 34.75 1.461 0.234
CRUSADE Score 22.00 (12.50, 35.00) 23.00 (14.00, 31.00) 25.00 (15.25, 36.00) 1.185 0.553
TBIL (mmol/L) 10.50 (8.62, 15.59) 13.00 (10.20, 16.00) 13.18 (9.66, 16.88) 8.283 0.016
TBIL tertiles     14.404 0.006
 First tertile 50 (46.7) 30 (27.0) 29 (26.6)   
 Second tertile 29 (27.1) 44 (39.6) 36 (33.0)   
 Third tertile 28 (26.2) 37 (33.3) 44 (40.4)   
  1. Values of p < 0.05 are indicated in bold
  2. Apo-AI, apolipoprotein A1; Apo-B, apolipoprotein B; BMI, body mass index; BUN, blood urea nitrogen; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; CK-MB, creatine kinase-MB; HDL-C, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; Lp(a), lipoprotein (a); LAD, left anterior descending artery; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LVEDD, left ventricular end-diastolic dimension; LVEF, left ventricle ejection fraction; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; TBIL, total bilirubin