Table 2

Demographic data of the study participants

Patient characteristicsn=236%
Age, years67.4±10.1
BMI, kg/m2 24.7±3.4
University education or more11749.6
Living alone3113.1
Coronary risk factors
 Diabetes mellitus9339.4
 Family history of CAD5222.0
Previous PCI9640.7
Previous CABG52.3
Previous MI6427.1
Previous HF145.9
Multivessel disease5925.0
Laboratory data
 CRP, mg/dL0.49±1.37
 Cr, mg/dL1.32±1.87
 TG, mg/dL146.5±79.5
 HDL, mg/dL43.6±12.5
 LDL, mg/dL87.4±29.5
Usefulness of educational programme: very useful or useful
 Lifestyle modification (%)16871.2
 Nutrition guidance (%)17072.0
  • Data are shown as mean±SD or number and percentage.

  • ACS, acute coronary syndrome; BMI, body mass index; CABG, coronary artery bypass graft; CAD, coronary artery disease; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Cr, creatinine; CRP, C-reactive protein; CVD, cerebrovascular disease; HDL, high-density lipoprotein; LDL, low-density lipoprotein; MI, myocardial infarction; HF, heart failure; PAD, peripheral arterial disease; PCI, percutaneous coronary intervention; TG, triglyceride.