Table 1.

Age and gender distribution of CAD patients and control groups

nMean age, y ± SDMinimum age, yMaximum age, yNo. male (%)No. female (%)
Young controls4127.2 ± 9.9204823 (56.1)18 (43.9)
Aged controls5063.1 ± 3.3*587134 (68.0)16 (32.0)
CAD patients7070.3 ± 11.7**369045 (64.3)25 (35.7)
  • Differences in gender distribution among groups were not statistically significant (P = 0.4914, χ2 test).

  • * P < 0.001 vs. young controls.

  • ** P < 0.001 vs. aged controls.