Table 2

Comparison of Clinical Profile of All Subjects Who Did and Did Not Develop ACS

ACS n = 15 (1.4%)No ACS n = 1,044 (98.6%)p Value
Age, yrs67.7 ± 8.363.7 ± 10.50.14
Male13 (87.7%)767 (73.5%)0.22
Hypertension10 (66.7%)341 (32.7%)0.008
Hyperlipidemia12 (80.0%)325 (31.1%)<0.001
Diabetes mellitus4 (26.7%)171 (16.4%)0.32
Smoking5 (33.3%)203 (19.4%)0.21
Obesity (BMI >25 kg/m2)2 (13.3%)171 (16.4%)0.74
Previous MI10 (66.7%)282 (27.0%)0.002
2- or 1-feature positive plaques11 (73.3%)61 (5.8%)<0.001

ACS = acute coronary syndrome; BMI = body mass index; MI = myocardial infarction.

  • Current versus former and never.