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Table 1 Characteristics of 811 White Subjects with Acute Coronary Syndrome at Baseline

From: Investigation of 95 variants identified in a genome-wide study for association with mortality after acute coronary syndrome

Characteristic Male ACS Cases
(N = 550)
Female ACS Cases
(N = 261)
Mean age in years (SD) 60.7 (12.5) 63.1 (13.2)
Mean body mass index (SD) 29.1 (5.5) 29.9 (6.9)
Family history of CAD/MI (%) 279 (50.7) 135 (51.7)
Prior myocardial infarction (%) 142 (25.8) 74 (28.4)
Prior revascularization (%) 205 (37.3) 83 (31.8)
Congestive heart failure (%) 23 (4.2) 18 (6.9)
Hypertension (%) 305 (55.5) 182 (69.7)
Diabetes Mellitus (%) 116 (21.1) 77 (29.5)
Hypercholesterolemia (%) 314 (57.1) 162 (62.1)
Postmenopausal (%) -- 189 (68.6)
College graduate (%) 166 (30.2) 40 (15.3)
Smoking < 30 days ago (%) 183 (33.3) 85 (32.6)
Alcohol frequency > 1/month (%) 221 (40.2) 38 (14.6)
  1. Continuous variables are shown as mean (SD); categorical variables are number (%)