Table 1

Clinical Characteristics of Study Group

Patients (n = 1,210)
Age, yrs62 ± 12
Male903 (75%)
Current smoker368 (30%)
Arterial hypertension616 (51%)
Diabetes242 (20%)
Previous MI341 (28%)
History of angina451 (37%)
History of arterial (noncoronary) disease247 (20%)
History of cerebrovascular disease106 (9%)
History of heart failure69 (6%)
Previous PCI220 (18%)
Previous CABG176 (15%)
First ever cardiac hospitalization618 (51%)

CABG = coronary artery bypass graft; MI = myocardial infarction; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention.