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Table 3 Frequency of coronary risk factors in patients with and without CAD

From: Myocardial strain analysis as a non-invasive screening test in the diagnosis of stable coronary artery disease

Risk factors Significant CAD Normal coronary arteries P-value
DM 16 (17.97%) 6 (6.74%) 0.052
HTN 34 (38.2%) 12 (13.48%) 0.002
DLP 24 (26.96%) 10 (11.23%) 0.02
FH 17 (19.1%) 4 (4.49%) 0.007
smoking 15 (16.85%) 5 (5.61%) 0.041
  1. Data are expressed as No (%)
  2. Abbreviations: CAD coronary artery disease, DM diabetes mellitus, HTN hypertension, DLP dyslipidemia, FH family history of premature CAD