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Table 2 Selected characteristics of the past medical history of participants

From: Pre-event quality of life and its influence on the post-event quality of life among patients with ST elevation and non-ST elevation myocardial infarctions of a premier province of Sri Lanka

  STEMI NSTEMI Significance of the difference Total sample
Yes N (%) No N (%) Yes N (%) No N (%) Yes N (%) No N (%)
Diagnosed diabetes 30 (40.5) 44 (59.5) 119 (44.1) 151 (56.0) χ2 = 0.587
p = 0.587
149 (43.2) 195 (56.5)
Diagnosed hypertensive 40 (54.1) 34 (45.9) 180 (66.7) 90 (33.3) χ2 = 4.008
p = 0.045*
220 (64.1) 124 (35.9)
Diagnosed with High Cholesterol 21 (28.4) 53 (71.6) 126 (46.7) 144 (53.3) χ2 = 9.804
p = 0.012*
147 (42.6) 197 (56.2)
Angina 28 (37.8) 46 (62.2) 146 (54.1) 124 (45.9) χ2 = 6.125
p = 0.013*
174 (50.6) 170 (49.4)
  1. *significant at 0.05 level, STEMI- ST elevation MI, NSTEMI-Non-ST elevation MI