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Table 1 The characteristics of patients

From: Peripheral monocytes from diabetic patients with coronary artery disease display increased bFGF and VEGF mRNA expression

Covariate Control CAD SA1 CAD UA2 X2 F3 p
n 17 19 17    
Male sex, % 59 89.5 70.6 4.45   0.100
Uric acid, % 11.7 26.3 11.7 1.83   0.400
(7 mg/dl)       
Hypertension, % 53 79 53 2.95   0.229
(S.B.P.4 ≥ 160 mm Mg, D.B.P.5 > 90 mm Mg)       
Cigarette smoking, % 41 53 53 1.09   0.578
Diabetes, % 23.5 52.6 41 3.2   0.201
(≥ 126 mg/dl6,≥ 200 mg/dl7)       
Family history, % 35 37 53 1.36   0.507
Hypercholesterolaemia, % 47 68 76 3.43   0.179
(LDL ≥ 160 mg/dl8, LDL ≥ 130 mg/dl9, LDL ≥ 100 mg/dl10)       
No. of diseased vessels (mean) 0 2.1 ± 0.87 1.9 ± 0.82 0.332 0.568  
  1. 1:Coronary Artery disease, Stable Angina. 2:Coronary Artery disease, Unstable Angina. 3:ANOVA analysis of the number of diseased vessels from CAD SA and CAD UA patient groups. 4:Systolic Blood Pressure. 5:Diastolic Blood Pressure. 6:two separate values of fasting blood glucose. 7:two random values of blood glucose. 8:for patient without any artery risk factors for Coronary Artery Disease. 9:for patient with one known risk factor for Coronary Artery Disease. 10:for patient with known Coronary Artery Disease.