Oddsratio (95% CI)
Group  logMMP-8 p value logMMP-8/TIMP-1 p value
Acutecoronarysyndrome
All 6.74 (4.51-10.1) <0.001 4.97 (3.42-7.23) <0.001
Non-smokers 8.06 (4.95-13.1) <0.001 6.08 (3.87-9.56) <0.001
Smokers 2.83 (1.14-7.00) 0.025 2.35 (0.98-5.64) 0.056
Unstableangina
All 3.73 (2.24-6.21) <0.001 3.22 (1.98-5.25) <0.001
Non-smokers 5.35 (2.93-9.77) <0.001 4.72 (2.65-8.40) <0.001
Smokers No determined   No determined  
Myocardialinfarction
All 9.00 (5.64-14.4) <0.001 6.18 (4.02-9.49) <0.001
Non-smokers 9.63 (5.45-17.0) <0.001 6.94 (4.10-11.7) <0.001
Smokers 6.77 (2.24-20.5) 0.001 5.46 (1.91-15.6) 0.002
Table 4: Associations of serum MMP-8 concentrations and MMP-8/TIMP-1 ratios with ACS according to the smoking status.