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Table 3 The p values for tests of the association with ethnicity, sex and age > 45 years

From: Risk factors for first-time acute myocardial infarction patients in Trinidad

  Ethnicity Sex Age > 45 years
Variable Cases Controls Cases Controls Cases Controls
Non-modifiable risk factors
 Family history of IHD 0.347 0.380 0.828 0.560 0.512 0.151
Modifiable risk factors
Chronic disease
  Diabetes 0.110 0.003 0.001 0.061 0.010 0.001
  Hypertension 0.196 0.163 ≤ 0.001 0.005 ≤ 0.001 ≤ 0.001
  Hypercholesterolaemia 0.110 0.002 0.061 0.005 0.940 0.023
  IHD 0.776 0.338 0.042 0.622 0.276 0.569
  Renal insufficiency 0.875 0.301 0.714 0.210 0.283 0.331
Lifestyle
  Smoking 0.077 0.801 ≤ 0.001 ≤ 0.001 0.016 0.083
  Alcohol consumption 0.603 0.105 ≤ 0.001 ≤ 0.001 0.033 0.025
Psychosocial stress
  Stressful life 0.79 0.507 0.085 ≤ 0.001 0.062 0.138