RISK FACTOR

≤ 45 years n = 968 [21.9%]
% Total

46 – 65 years
n = 2708 [61.3%] 
% Total

> 65 years n = 742 [16.8%]
% Total

 

p value

Visceral Obesity

78

82

87

0.25

FH of Vascular Disease

83

74

61

0.019

Current / Former Smoker 

79

60

35

<0.0001

Diabetes

30

48

59

0.001

Hypertension

22

46

68

<0.0001

BMI ≥ 30kg/m2*

17

16

14

0.71

ABNORMAL LIPID LEVELS

% Total [mean ± SD]

% Total [mean ± SD]

% Total [mean ± SD]

 

Total Cholesterol ≥ 4.5mmol/L*

82
[6.13 ± 1.24]

79
[5.96 ± 1.10]

72
[5.75  ± 0.90]

0.28

Triglycerides ≥ 1.7mmol/L*

62
[3.35 ± 2.01]

50
[3.05 ± 1.83]

38
[2.54  ± 0.92]

0.014

HDL Cholesterol Males <1.03 Females <1.29 mmol/L*

70
[0.82 ± 0.15]

67
[0.86 ± 0.18]

71
[0.88  ± 0.19]

0.60

LDL Cholesterol >2.5 mmol/L*

82
[3.99 ± 1.15]

82
[3.85  ± 0.91]

78
[3.74  ± 0.85]

0.63

Abbreviations: FH = Family History; BMI = Body Mass Index; HDL = High-Density Lipoprotein; LDL = Low Density Lipoprotein; * = Data missing for some patients
Table 3: Risk factors for Acute Coronary Syndromes in Different Age Groups.