Table 1

Baseline characteristics of study population

1st study period (n=169)2nd study period (n=128)p Value
Demography
 Mean age55 years55 years0.48
 Male:female145:24118:10
Infarct area
 Anterior94500.10
 Inferior6869
 Lateral43
 Posterior12
Comorbidities
Hypertension86530.13
 Diabetes66470.76
 Smoking85660.83
  • p Values were calculated with the χ2 test for categorical data and the Mann–Whitney U test for interval data.