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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in health-related quality of life between men and women, 5 years after a coronary angiography

  Men Women p-value
N 911 (70.7%) 378 (29.3%)  
Age 68.1 (+-10.6) 71.5 (+-12.3) <0.0001
 Less than 54 11.1 10.1 <0.0001
 55-64 23.2 15.9  
 65-74 36.8 28.8  
 75 and more 29.0 45.2  
Marital status
 Married 80.4 52.9 <0.0001
 Other 19.6 47.1  
Education level
 Primary 32.0 46.2 <0.0001
 Secondary 49.6 47.2  
 Tertiary 18.3 6.6  
Living conditions
 Easy living conditions 85.7 82.0 0.1106
 Difficult living conditions 14.3 18.0  
Weight change
 Weight loss 18.5 19.9 0.0214
 Weight gain 17.3 23.4  
 No change 64.2 56.7  
Diabetes
 Yes 29.9 28.5 0.6473
 No 70.1 71.5  
Hypertension
 Yes 39.3 49.4 0.0019
 No 60.8 50.6  
Cholesterol
 Yes 45.6 51.1 0.0940
 No 54.4 48.9  
Smoking status
 Yes, current 11.0 7.8 <0.0001
 No, ex-smokers 62.0 33.4  
 No, never 27.0 58.8  
Angina Pectoris
 Yes 47.3 45.2 0.4971
 No 52.7 54.8  
Acute myocardial infarction
 Yes 10.2 7.7 0.1567
 No 89.8 92.3  
Ischemic heart disease
 Yes 13.1 10.3 0.1713
 No 86.9 89.7  
  1. Source: Monitoring and Dynamics of health status through the Risk Factors for Cardiovascular disease (MDYNRFC) Survey, 2013/2014