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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 265 patients

From: Feasibility, safety and tolerability of accelerated dobutamine stress echocardiography

Clinical parameters n %
Age (yrs) 63.3 ± 11.6
Male sex 185 69.8
   History   
Hypertension 142 53.6
Diabetes mellitus 51 19.2
Dyslipidemia 116 43.8
Cigarette smoker 54 20.4
Previous MI 185 69.8
Previous CABG 19 7.2
Previous PTCA 112 42.3
Medication   
β-blockers 77 29.1
Calcium channel blockers 72 27.2
Nitrates 58 21.9
Other 247 93.2
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD or number (%) of patients unless otherwise stated.
  2. CABG, coronary artery bypass grafting; PTCA, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty;MI, myocardial infarction.