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Table 3 Sociodemographic, clinical and psychological characteristics of Chinese AMI-patients

From: The MEDEA FAR-EAST Study: Conceptual framework, methods and first findings of a multicenter cross-sectional observational study

  Percentage (n) total (n)
Baseline patient characteristics
 Sex
  Male 81.4% (241) 296
  Female 18.6% (55)
 Age
  Older age (≥60 years) 60.8% (180) 296
  Younger age (< 60 years) 39.2% (116)
 Years of education
  6 years (elementary school) 9.8% (29) 296
  9 years (middle school) 38.5% (114)
  12 years (senior high-school) 31.4% (93)
  Over 12 years (university degree) 15.5% (46)
  Less than 6 years or none 4.7% (14)
 Medical insurance
  Insured 80.5% (236) 293
  Not-insured 19.5% (57)
Clinical patient characteristics
 AMI-history
  First infarction 91.9% (272) 296
  Reinfarction 8.1% (24)
 Prodromal chest pain
  Chest pain 60.1% (178) 296
  No chest pain 39.9% (118)
Psychological patients characteristics
 Anxiety (Score ≥ 10) 11.7% (31) 265
 Depression (Score > 25) 12.4% (33) 267
 Cardiac denial (Score ≥ 25) 53.2% (141) 265