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Table 1 Baseline characteristics

From: Patient experience of the informed consent process during acute myocardial infarction: a sub-study of the VALIDATE-SWEDEHEART trial

CharacteristicsTotal 414
STEMI, number (%)234 (56.5)
Male sex, number (%)309 (74.6)
Age
 Median, years67
 Interquartile range (IQR), years59–73
Body mass index
 Median26.4
 IQR24.2–29.4
Weight < 60, number (%)20 (4.8)
Previous smoker, number (%)154 (37.2)
Current smoker, number (%)95 (23.0)
Diabetes, number (%)44 (10.6)
Hypertension, number (%)209 (50.5)
Hyperlipidemia, number (%)108 (26.1)
Previous myocardial infarction, number (%)61 (14.7)
Previous percutaneous coronary intervention, number (%)54 (13.0)
Previous coronary artery bypass grafting, number (%)19 (4.6)
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation before arrival at the catheterization laboratory, number (%)6 (1.5)
Killip class II, III or IV, number (%)13 (3.1)