Table 3

Population Characteristics of Women in High-Risk Versus Not High-Risk Groups

VariableNot High-Risk (n = 75)High-Risk (n = 25)
Black or Hispanic2544
Age, yrs58 ± 1155 ± 11
Hypertension6764
Dyslipidemia5360
History of smoking4068
Obesity (body mass index ≥30 kg/m2)3660
Diabetes mellitus1728
Typical angina presentation3628
Family history of premature CAD7579
Coronary artery stenosis, %19 ± 2020 ± 20
Left ventricular ejection fraction, %65 ± 757 ± 102
Left ventricular ejection fraction <55%932
Resting heart rate, beats/min66 ± 1272 ± 16
Hyperemic heart rate, beats/min82 ± 1390 ± 13
Systolic blood pressure, mm Hg135 ± 21144 ± 25
Diastolic blood pressure, mm Hg73 ± 1179 ± 8
ATP III 10-year risk of MI4.7 ± 4.53.8 ± 3.4

Values are % or mean ± SD.

Abbreviations as in Table 1.

  • p < 0.05 and

  • p < 0.001 between not high-risk and high-risk groups.