Table 1: Patient demographics.

Before PS matchingAfter PS matching
Variablede novo≤ 2.75 mm>2.75 mmp-value≤ 2.75 mm>2.75 mmp-value

Number of patients686552134-117117-

Number of lesions731577154-127132-

Age (years)63.5±11.263.5±11.163.4±11.80.83665.5±11.263.3±11.30.132

Male gender551 (80.3%)433 (78.4)118 (88.1%)0.01297 (82.9%)101 (86.3%)0.469

Diabetes303 (44.2%)256 (46.4%)47 (35.1%)0.01842 (35.9%)42 (35.9%)1.000

Hypertension517 (75.4%)420 (76.1%)97 (72.4%)0.37385 (72.6%)84 (71.8%)0.884

Hyperlipidemia504 (73.5%)408 (73.9%)96 (71.6%)0.59385 (72.6%)84 (71.8%)0.884

History of smoking275 (40.1%)221 (40.0%)54 (40.3%)0.95646 (39.3%)46 (43.6%)0.507

Renal insufficiency18 (2.6%)11 (2.0%)7 (5.2%)0.0365 (4.3%)5 (4.3%)1.000

unstable angina205 (29.9%)166 (30.1%)39 (29.1%)0.82633 (28.2%)32 (27.4%)0.984

Atrial fibrillation
 paroxysmal39 (5.8%)29 (5.3%)10 (7.5%)0.3735 (4.3%)9 (7.7%)0.683
 persistent19 (2.8%)16 (2.9%)3 (2.2%)4 (3.4%)2 (1.7%)
 long standing,2 (0.3%)1 (0.2%)1 (0.7%)1 (0.9%)1 (0.9%)
 persistent
 permanent19 (2.8%)13 (2.4%)6 (4.5%)4 (3.4%)6 (5.1%)
 no AF607 (88.5%)493 (89.3%)114 (85.1%)103 (88.0%)99 (84.6%)

Acute coronary Syndrome (ACS)199 (29.0%)155 (28.1%)44 (32.8%)0.27639 (33.3%)39 (33.3%)1.000

STEMI90 (13.1%)74 (13.4%)16 (11.9%)0.65215 (12.8%)15 (12.8%)1.000

NSTEMI109 (15.9%)81 (14.7%)28 (20.9%)0.07724 (20.5%)24 (20.5%)1.000

independent t-test, otherwise Chi2 or Fisher’s Exact Test whenever applicable.