Table 1

Baseline characteristics of patients with ischaemic cerebrovascular events and myocardial infarction

Ischaemic cerebrovascular eventsMyocardial infarctionTotal
No15749132487
Age (years)
 Median78.97376.4
 <40 (%)3.72.13.1
 40–64 (%)19.533.424.6
 65–74 (%)16.918.017.3
 75–84 (%)38.230.935.5
 ≥85 (%)21.715.619.5
Sex, men (%)46.164.252.7
Medical history (%)
 Hypertension67.653.362.3
 Diabetes17.422.819.4
 Hypercholesterolaemia*35.043.738.2
 Smoker*37.557.245.4
 Ischaemic cerebrovascular events21.38.016.4
 Myocardial infarction15.215.515.3
 Aspirin33.320.426.4
 Statin21.723.022.8
Death ≤30 days after event (%)6.89.37.8
  • * Ex-smoker and current smoker.