Mediators of Inflammation / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Comparative Value of Simple Inflammatory Markers in the Prediction of Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction in Postacute Coronary Syndrome Patients

Table 2

Results from ANOVA that presents the distribution of clinical and biochemical characteristics among WBC tertile.

1st tertile 2nd tertile 3rd tertile
WBC 8180/ L 8180WBC 11000/ LWBC 11000/ L

Age (yrs) .0001
Male sex %768082.287
Body mass index (Kg/m2) .132
Time delay (min) .251
Presence of MI, %637790 .0001
History of CHD, %453524 .0001
Troponin I at entry (ng/mL) .004
Smoking, %345456 .0001
Hypertension, %636358.480
Diabetes %352833.303
Hypercholesterolemia, %556058.754
Creatinine clearance .0001
Systolic blood pressure at entry (mm Hg) .26
Diastolic blood pressure at entry (mm Hg) .55
Heart rate at entry (beats/min) .05

Time delay: time in minutes from symptoms onset till hospitalization; MI: myocardial infarction; History CHD: previous known coronary heart disease.

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