Table 1

Characteristics and prevalence of risk factors for ischaemic heart disease in the two subgroups with and without myocardial infarction

CharacteristicInfarct group (n=88)Non-infarct group (n=168)p Value OR (95% CI)
Values are n (%) unless stated otherwise.
*(n) Indicates the number of missing values.
CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.
*(10)Age (years)
    Range35 to 7833 to 80
    Mean (SD)59.1 (9.9)57.0 (10.6)0.117
Sex
    Male79 (89.8)101 (60.1)<0.00001
    Female9 (10.2)67 (39.9)OR 5.82 (2.61 to 13.38)
Race
    Indian Asian24 (27.3)51 (30.5)0.586
    White64 (72.7)116 (69.5)OR 1.17 (0.64 to 2.17)
Risk factors
    (12)Family history(yes)51 (60.7)83 (51.9)0.187
(no)33 (39.3)77 (48.1)OR 1.43 (0.81 to 2.54)
    (3)Diabetes(yes)22 (25.3028 (16.9)0.110
(no)65 (74.7)138 (83.1)OR 1.67 (0.85 to 3.28)
    (5)Hypertension(yes)30 (34.9)45 (27.3)0.211
(no)56 (65.1)120 (72.7)OR 1.43 (0.78 to 2.60)
    (1)Cholesterol(yes)46 (52.9)70 (41.7)0.088
(no)41 (47.1)98 (58.3)OR 1.57 (0.90 to 2.74)
    (7)Smoker(yes)20 (23.8)36 (21.8)0.72
(no)64 (76.2)129 (78.2)OR 1.12 (0.57 to 2.18)
    (16)Ex-smoker(yes)49 (60.5)83 (52.2)0.22
(no)32 (39.5)76 (47.8)OR 1.40 (0.79 to 2.74)