Table 2

Risk factors, status of preinfarction angina, and the type of coronary thrombosis in 100 patients with acute myocardial infarction using univariate and multivariate analyses

Plaque rupture
(n = 81)
Plaque erosion
(n = 19)
Univariate analysis (p) Multivariate analysis (p)
Age (years)68.6 (9.6)2-150 71.2 (10.0)2-150 0.310.61
Sex (male/female)63/1811/80.080.39
Hypertension (%)56580.900.62
Diabetes mellitus (%)61420.140.95
Total cholesterol (mmol/l)5.52 (1.35)2-150 5.10 (1.09)2-150 0.250.64
Cigarette smoking (%)62260.0050.04
Preinfarction angina (%)68380.020.02
  • 2-150 Mean (SD).