Table 1

 Basic characteristics of patients categorised according to the number of significantly stenosed coronary arteries

Data are mean (SD).
*p<0.05 v 0-VD; †p<0.05 v 1-VD by χ2 test or Kruskal-Wallis test followed by Mann-Whitney U test with Bonferroni correction.
ACEI, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors; ARB, angiotensin II receptor blockers; BMI, body mass index; DBP, diastolic blood pressure; HbA1c, haemoglobin A1c; HDL-C, high density lipoprotein cholesterol; MI (−), no previous myocardial infarction; MI (+), previous myocardial infarction; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglyceride; VD, vessel disease.
Age (years)59.4 (9.1)62.6 (9.0)62.3 (7.6)
Sex (male/female)21/1052/1342/6
MI (−)29/31/29/
MI (+)234*19*
BMI (kg/m2)22.9 (2.7)23.3 (2.9)24.1 (3.0)
Current smoker54.8%40.0%45.8%
HbA1c (%)5.5 (0.5)5.6 (0.4)5.4 (0.4)
TC (mmol/l)5.17 (0.91)5.34 (0.93)5.25 (1.03)
TG (mmol/l)1.64 (1.17)1.64 (1.01)1.54 (0.64)
HDL-C (mmol/l)1.37 (0.39)1.28 (0.32)1.14 (0.28)*†
SBP (mm Hg)132.4 (14.6)133.9 (26.8)133.5 (19.0)
DBP (mm Hg)74.5 (10.5)73.7 (16.4)77.6 (11.2)
    Calcium channel blockers96.8%56.3%*70.8%*
    β Adrenergic blockers0%60.0%*62.5%*
    Lipid lowering agents35.5%56.3%54.2%