International Journal of Molecular Imaging / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Differential Short-Term Repeated Forearm Hyperaemic Reactivity in Coronary Artery Disease Patients Compared to Healthy Low Risk Participants

Table 1

Demographic characteristics for CAD patients and LR participants.

CAD patientsLow risk participants

Number1915
Age (years)62 ± 1159 ± 90.76.45
Men (%)89%100%1.68.20
BMI (kg/m2)29.7 ± 3.827.4 ± 4.01.72.10
Cholesterol (mmol/L)4.5 ± 1.15.2 ± 0.92.17.04
LDL (mmol/L)2.6 ± 1.13.3 ± 0.72.30.03
HDL (mmol/L)1.1 ± 0.21.3 ± 0.32.15.04
Triglycerides (mmol/L)1.8 ± 0.81.4 ± 0.91.47.15
Glucose (mmol/L)6.5 ± 2.15.3 ± 0.52.17.04
Resting SBP (mmHg)135 ± 30128 ± 120.88.39
Resting DBP (mmHg)71 ± 1074 ± 140.73.47
Taking aspirin (%)74%0%23.93<.01
Taking beta blocker59%0%15.98<.01
Taking calcium channel blocker (%)37%0%8.48<.01
Taking ACE inhibitor42%0%10.11<.01
Taking lipid lowering medication (%)68%0%20.99<.01
Current smokers (%)16%0%2.60.11
Have diabetes (%)38%0%5.75.02
Have hyperlipidemia (%)74%0%29.00<.01
Have hypertension (%)56%0%9.66<.01
Family history of CAD (%)37%13%2.38.12

BMI: body mass index; LDL: low density lipoproteins; HDL: high density lipoproteins; SBP: systolic blood pressure; DBP: diastolic blood pressure; CAD: coronary artery disease.

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