Table 1

Characteristics of patients after acute myocardial infarction and controls

Patients with AMI
Culprit vessel
AMI, acute myocardial infarction; CAD, coronary artery disease; CX, circumflex coronary artery; LAD, left anterior descending coronary artery; RCA, right coronary artery.
Age (years)
    Mean (SD)41.2 (7.0)41.9 (8.0)41.4 (8.0)40.6 (7.0)40.9 (9.0)
Sex (% men)
Hypercholesterolaemia (%)
Hypertension (%)57.860.553.862.057.8
Family history of premature CAD (%)
Diabetes (%)16.619.
Smoking (%)67.668.971.264.067.6