Mediators of Inflammation / 2009 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

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

Table 3

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

1st tertile 2nd tertile 3rd tertile
CRP 6.52 mg/L 6.52CRP 28 mg/LCRP 28 mg/L

Age (yrs) .014
Male sex %807781.549
Body mass index (Kg/ ) .709
Time delay (min) .721
Presence of MI, %758590 .0001
History of CHD, %312826.625
Troponin I at entry (ng/mL) .006
Smoking, %455351.221
Hypertension, %635659.310
Diabetes %273035.180
Hypercholesterolemia, %625951.299
Creatinine clearance .007
Systolic blood pressure at entry (mm Hg) .97
Diastolic blood pressure at entry (mm Hg) .68
Heart rate at entry (beats/min) .28

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

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