Table 2

Demographic data of the study participants

Patient characteristicsn=236%
Age, years67.4±10.1
Male20185.2
BMI, kg/m2 24.7±3.4
University education or more11749.6
Married19984.3
Living alone3113.1
Coronary risk factors
 Hypertension18779.2
 Diabetes mellitus9339.4
 Dyslipidaemia17975.8
 Smoking6527.5
 Family history of CAD5222.0
Previous PCI9640.7
Previous CABG52.3
Previous MI6427.1
Previous HF145.9
CVD3012.7
PAD3615.3
COPD187.6
ACS5523.3
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.