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Table 2 Patients’ clinical information

From: A longitudinal study on the information needs and preferences of patients after an acute coronary syndrome

Acute coronary syndrome N (%)
 Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) 43 (19.81)
 ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) 156 (71.88)
 Unstable Angina 18 (8.29)
Percutaneous coronary intervention 204 (94.01)
Patients with at least one stent 206 (94.93)
Risk factors  
 Hypertension 97 (44.70)
 Dyslipidemia 110 (50.69)
 Smoking Historya 140 (64.52)
 Diabetes 39 (17.97)
 Obesity 36 (16.59)
 Family History 65 (29.95)
 Physical Inactivity 17 (7.83)
  mean ± SD
Body Mass Index (BMI) 26.98 ± 4.11
Pulmonary Artery Systolic Pressure (PAS) 114.97 ± 13.37
Pulmonary Artery Diastolic Pressure (PAD) 72.71 ± 8.46
  1. aThis category includes patients who were smokers or have quitted less than twelve months before the baseline of the research