Table 1

Baseline Characteristics by Randomized Group

Standard
(n = 43)
Intensive
(n = 44)
p Value
Age, yrs62.9 ± 9.864.4 ± 9.290.46
Female, %27.920.50.42
Current tobacco use, %9.520.50.52
Hypertension, %95.390.90.41
Hypercholesterolemia, %93.088.60.48
Diabetes mellitus (treated with insulin)7.011.40.48
Prior CVA/TIA, %7.04.50.62
Previous MI, %18.618.20.96
Previous PCI, %46.536.40.34
Statin use, %81.083.00.81
Beta-blocker use, %70.075.00.90
ACE-I/ARB use, %44.036.00.50
Creatinine, mg/dl1.1 ± 1.31.0 ± 0.30.38
Coronary vessel
 LAD39.045.20.57
 LCx31.731.00.94
 RCA29.323.80.57

Values are mean ± SD or %.

ACE-I = angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor; ARB = angiotensin receptor blocker; CVA = cerebrovascular accident; LAD = left anterior descending; LCx = left circumflex; MI = myocardial infarction; PCI = percutaneous coronary intervention; RCA = right coronary Artery; TIA = transient ischemic attack.