Table 1: Demographic, medical, and psychological characteristics of patients with versus without a recent (past three months) history of anginal symptoms.

Recent anginal symptoms
VariablePresentAbsent 𝑃
( 𝑁 = 7 0 ) ( 𝑁 = 1 2 6 )
%%

Male80%90.5%.04
Caucasian82.9%89.7%.17
History of Diabetes15.7%14.3%.79
History of Myocardial Infarction41.4%42.9%.85
History of Hypertension54.3%43.7%.15
History of PTCA35.7%34.9%.91

VariableM (SD)M (SD) 𝑃

Age61.4 (8.7)63.1 (8.2).17
Beck Depression Inventory7.3 (5.7)5.2 (5.7).002
State Anxiety34.5 (9.8)29.8 (9.5).001
Trait Anxiety34.3 (8.7)31.6 (8.7).03
Novelty Seeking16.5 (6.2)16.5 (5.6).97
Harm Avoidance:13.0 (6.2)11.1 (7.3).04
Reward Dependence:15.8 (4.4)15.8 (3.7).98
Cook-Medley Hostility Scale19.9 (8.0)20.1 (8.7).97
Anger Out13.9 (3.4)13.8 (3.8).69
Anger In15.0 (3.3)15.4 (4.1).69
Anger Control25.5 (5.3)26.0 (4.8).71
Anger Expression19.5 (9.4)19.3 (9.4).93
Autonomic Perception71.9 (32.3)64.2 (31.7).09
Muscle Tension32.1 (17.3)25.2 (18.4).004
Toronto Alexithymia Scale64.7 (12.0)63.2 (12.4).47