Table 1

Sociodemographic and disease characteristics among 58 patients diagnosed with TS

Patients with TS
n = 58
Women (%)53 (91.4)
Age median (range)67.6 (39–86)
Marital status*
 Married/co-habitant (%)31 (54.4)
 Single (%)5 (8.8)
 Divorced (%)12 (21.1)
 Widow/widower (%)9 (15.8)
Education*
 Primary and secondary (%)33 (57.9)
 High (%)24 (41.4)
Country of birth, Sweden* (%)49 (86.0)
Nicotine use†
 Current (%)11 (21.2)
 Previous (%)19 (34.6)
Cardiovascular disease history
 Previous AMI (%)‡6 (11.1)
 Previous stroke (%)§3 (5.4)
 Previous angina (%)*2 (3.6)
Diabetes mellitus (%)§3 (5.4)
Hypertension (%)*31 (54.4)
Killip class*
 I40 (70.2)
 II13 (22.8)
 III4 (7.0)
 IV0 (0)
  • *One missing, †Six missing, ‡Four missing and §two missing.

  • AMI, acute myocardial infarction; TS, takotsubo syndrome.