Table 1

Characteristics of the patients at baseline (n=41)

CharacteristicsNumber in overall patientsNumber in lower-SES patientsNumber in higher-SES patients
Total412318
Age, the mean69.769.769.6
Male261016
Female15132
Publicly insured412318
One-vessel disease1385
Two-vessel disease1165
Three-vessel disease1798
CHD diagnosed for up to 1 year20137
CHD diagnosed longer than 1 year ago211011
  • CHD, coronary heart disease; SES, socioeconomic status.