Table 1

Characteristics of 811 White Subjects with Acute Coronary Syndrome at Baseline

Characteristic

Male ACS Cases

(N = 550)

Female ACS Cases

(N = 261)


Mean age in years (SD)

60.7 (12.5)

63.1 (13.2)


Mean body mass index (SD)

29.1 (5.5)

29.9 (6.9)


Family history of CAD/MI (%)

279 (50.7)

135 (51.7)


Prior myocardial infarction (%)

142 (25.8)

74 (28.4)


Prior revascularization (%)

205 (37.3)

83 (31.8)


Congestive heart failure (%)

23 (4.2)

18 (6.9)


Hypertension (%)

305 (55.5)

182 (69.7)


Diabetes Mellitus (%)

116 (21.1)

77 (29.5)


Hypercholesterolemia (%)

314 (57.1)

162 (62.1)


Postmenopausal (%)

--

189 (68.6)


College graduate (%)

166 (30.2)

40 (15.3)


Smoking < 30 days ago (%)

183 (33.3)

85 (32.6)


Alcohol frequency > 1/month (%)

221 (40.2)

38 (14.6)


Continuous variables are shown as mean (SD); categorical variables are number (%)

Morgan et al. BMC Medical Genetics 2011 12:127   doi:10.1186/1471-2350-12-127

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