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Table 3 Clinical characteristics by discharge diagnosis

From: Epidemiology of acute coronary syndromes in a Mediterranean country; aims, design and baseline characteristics of the Greek study of acute coronary syndromes (GREECS)

  Unstable angina Non-Q-wave MI Q-wave MI
Men    
Number 544 (33%) 523 (32%) 582 (35%)
Age (years) 65 ± 12 67 ± 13 63 ± 13
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28 ± 4.7 27 ± 3.5 27 ± 37
Obesity (%) 116 (24%) 86 (20%) 113 (22%)
Hypertension (%) 257 (51%) 215 (41%) 215 (41%)
Hypercholesterolemia (%) 245 (49%) 151 (42%) 212 (46%)
Diabetes mellitus (%) 146 (30%) 145 (34%) 134 (27%)
Renal failure (%) 22 (5%) 31 (8%) 23 (6%)
Prior coronary heart disease 299 (60%) 212 (51%) 153 (29%)
Women    
Number 220 (42%) 176 (34%) 127 (24%)
Age (years) 70 ± 10 74 ± 11 72 ± 13
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28 ± 5.1 28 ± 4.2 28 ± 4.2
Obesity (%) 52 (26%) 27 (20%) 37 (31%)
Hypertension (%) 160 (76%) 106 (71%) 76 (63%)
Hypercholesterolemia (%) 105 (50%) 61 (50%) 52 (46%)
Diabetes mellitus (%) 80 (40%) 63 (45%) 32 (28%)
Renal failure (%) 13 (7%) 17 (13%) 3 (3%)
Prior coronary heart disease 115 (56%) 63 (44%) 29 (25%)
  1. P < 0.05 and **P < 0.01 between diagnosis group after correcting for multiple comparisons through the Bonferroni adjustment