Table 2

Clinical characteristics for biologically unrelated Caucasian CAD patients (n = 935) in the CAREGENE study

Variable

Overall Cohort

N (%)


Women

76 (8)

Age (years)

56 ± 0.3

Body mass index (kg.m-2)

25.8 ± 0.1

History of diabetes

49 (5)

History of hypertension

251 (27)

Current smoking

45 (5)

Past smoking

681 (73)

Complaints of angina pectoris in daily life

41 (4)

dyspnoea in daily life

149 (16)

AMI

630 (67)

-Anterior

252 (27)

-Inferior

333 (36)

CBS

377 (40)

PCI

470 (50)

Angina pectoris

23 (2)


AMI, acute myocardial infarction; CBS, coronary bypass surgery; PCI, percutaneous coronary Intervention. Some patients had more than one pathology. Data are presented as means ± SE for continuous variables and as numbers (percentage) for dichotomous variables.

Thomaes et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-84

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