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Table 2 Clinical characteristics for biologically unrelated Caucasian CAD patients (n = 935) in the CAREGENE study

From: A genetic predisposition score for muscular endophenotypes predicts the increase in aerobic power after training: the CAREGENE study

Variable Overall Cohort
  N (%)
Women 76 (8)
Age (years) 56 ± 0.3
Body mass index (kg.m-2) 25.8 ± 0.1
History of diabetes 49 (5)
History of hypertension 251 (27)
Current smoking 45 (5)
Past smoking 681 (73)
Complaints of angina pectoris in daily life 41 (4)
dyspnoea in daily life 149 (16)
AMI 630 (67)
   -Anterior 252 (27)
   -Inferior 333 (36)
CBS 377 (40)
PCI 470 (50)
Angina pectoris 23 (2)
  1. AMI, acute myocardial infarction; CBS, coronary bypass surgery; PCI, percutaneous coronary Intervention. Some patients had more than one pathology. Data are presented as means ± SE for continuous variables and as numbers (percentage) for dichotomous variables.