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Table 2 Baseline characteristics risk factors of the study cohort

From: Performance of the modified HEART score in an Asian population

Age, years 59.77 ± 16.92
Male 248 (60.1%)
History of atherosclerotic disease 120 (29.1%)
Hypertension 222 (53.8%)
Hyperlipidemia 166 (40.2%)
Diabetes mellitus 144 (34.9%)
Obesity (BMI > 30) 0 (0.0%)
Smoking 60 (14.5%)
Positive family history 20 (4.8%)
Ethnicity  
 Chinese 227 (55.0%)
 Malay 109 (26.4%)
 Indian 50 (12.1%)
 Others 27 (6.5%)
  1. The rate of MACE in the three groups was different (P < 0.001 by χ2 test). Data are mean ± SD or n (%).
  2. CABG coronary artery bypass graft, MACE major adverse cardiac events, PCI percutaneous coronary intervention