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Table 4 Lifestyle and behavioral 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%)
Diet score (0–55) 27 ± 2.6 26 ± 2.7 24 ± 2.4
CES-depression score (0–60) 18.5 ± 11 22.5 ± 10 21 ± 10
Physical inactivity (%) 20% 17% 22%
Former smoking (%) 50% 41% 32%
Current smoking (%) 37% 47% 57%
Passive smoking (years) 16 ± 15 17 ± 15 20 ± 16
Financial status    
Low 7% 5% 8%
Medium 53% 65% 55%
High 37% 28% 33%
Very high 3% 2% 4%
Years of school 8 ± 4 7.7 ± 4 9.0 ± 4.6
Occupational skills (0–10) 4.2 ± 1.7 4.1 ± 1.4 4.6 ± 1.6
Women    
Number 220 (42%) 176 (34%) 127 (24%)
Diet score (0–55) 26 ± 2.6 25 ± 2.4 23 ± 2.3
CES-depression score (0–60) 24 ± 11 23 ± 11 20 ± 9
Physical inactivity (%) 32% 28% 38%
Former smoking (%) 11% 5% 11%
Current smoking (%) 49% 71% 55%
Passive smoking (years) 23 ± 15 22 ± 15 21 ± 16
Financial status    
Low 15% 9% 13%
Medium 58% 73% 66%
High 23% 18% 16%
Very high 4% 1% 5%
Years of school 6 ± 4.3 5.5 ± 3.6 6 ± 3.5
Occupational skills (0–10) 4.0 ± 1.3 3.5 ± 1.2 3.8 ± 1.2
  1. * P < 0.05 and **P < 0.01 between diagnosis group after correcting for multiple comparisons through the Bonferroni correction