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Table 1 Clinical and demographic characteristics of patients undergoing smoking cessation (n = 1049)

From: Cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 5 subunit polymorphisms are associated with smoking cessation success in women

  Women (n = 574) Men (n = 475) P value
Age (years) 54 ± 18 54 ± 11 0.52
Race/color self-declared, White (%) 62.2 69.3 0.08
Body mass index (Kg/m2) 27 ± 6 27 ± 5 0.17
Educational status, college (%) 28.4 32.4 0.44
Hypertension (%) 45.1 53.7 0.006
Coronary artery disease (%) 14.1 26.9 < 0.001
Acute myocardial infarction (%) 14.5 31.2 < 0.001
Dyslipidemia (%) 40.6 46.1 0.07
Diabetes mellitus type 2 (%) 14.3 17.5 0.16
Depression (%) 24.7 13.7 < 0.001
Anxiety (%) 21.6 15.8 0.02
Obstructive pulmonar chronic disease (%) 16.9 15.4 0.50
Asthma (%) 1.6 1.1 0.47