Table 1.

The clinical and demographic characteristics of the patients

Demographicsn = 76
Male gender49 of 76 (64.5%)
Female gender27 of 76 (35.5%)
Mean age (years)56.33 ± 9.59
Caucasian52 of 76 (68.4%)
Asian17 of 76 (22.4%)
Other ethnicity7 of 76 (9.2%)
Diabetes33 of 76 (43.4%)
Diabetic nephropathy28 of 76 (36.8%)
Mean SBP (mmHg)142 ± 15
Mean DBP (mmHg)77 ± 12
Mean total cholesterol (mmol/l)3.92 ± 0.99
History of smoking17 of 76 (22.4%)
History of previous MI2 of 76 (2.6%)
Flow-limiting coronary artery disease23 of 76 (30.3%)
Nonlimiting coronary artery disease53 of 76 (69.3%)
Mean follow up (months)8.71 ± 4.0
  • MI, myocardial infarction; SBP, systolic blood pressure; DBP, diastolic blood pressure.