Table 1: Patients characteristics.

Asym/stable*Asym/unstableSym/stable*Sym/unstable value**
of 110 of 110 of 110 of 110

Age (years) 0.210
Sex (male/female)14/1129/79/422/240.140

Associated diseases

Coronary heart disease40.046.827.330.30.491
Hypertension90.587.590.978.80.586
Chronic kidney disease4.89.39.13.10.724
Diabetes mellitus14.337.527.318.20.106

Medication

ASA/clopidogrel100.096.8100.0100.00.573
Beta-blockers65.074.272.765.60.860
ACE inhibitors35.051.645.446.90.322
Statins70.054.854.564.10.212

Age: mean ± standard deviation; all other values are in % of the study subjects within the each group; ASA: Acetyl salicylic acid.
*Asym: asymptomatic patients, Sym: symptomatic patients.
**One-way ANOVA (analysis of variance) was used.