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Table 1 Socio-demographic and disease-relevant data at baseline (n = 70)

From: Mental and psychosocial health and health related quality of life before and after cardiac rehabilitation: a prospective cohort study with comparison to specific population norms

Characteristics n/mean %/sd
Male (%) 55 79
Living alone (%) 29 41
Education (%)
 Basic schooling (8–9 years) 10 14
 Vocational training 27 39
 College/high school/university 33 47
Comorbidities (%)
 None 2 3
 1 5 7
 2 8 11
 3 13 19
 ≥ 4 42 60
 Smoking (%) 7 10
Walking/cycling (hours/week; %)
 0 5 7
 < ½ 14 20
 ½–1 31 44
 > 1 20 29
Sports (hours/week; %)
 0 23 33
 < 1 8 11
 1–2 19 27
 > 2 20 29
Working place (hours/week; %)
 0 41 59
 1–21 2 3
 22–41 11 16
 ≥ 42 16 23
Household (hours/week; %)
 0 10 14
 1–21 52 74
 22–41 8 11
 ≥ 42 0 0
Acute hospital intervention
 Aorto-coronary bypass 38 54
 PTA/stenting 30 43
 Medication only 2 3
BMI (kg/m2) 26.1 4.2
Min–max 17.1–38.6
Age (years) 66.6 9.7
Min–max 47.5–87.6
  1. PTA = Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty, BMI = Body Mass Index; sd = standard deviation