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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients undergoing CAC screening by coronary CT (n = 76)

From: Comparative analysis of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin I and T for their association with coronary computed tomography-assessed calcium scoring represented by the Agatston score

Characteristics Value
Age, mean (SD) 58.4 (11.36)
Gender, n (%)
 Male 38 (50)
 Female 38 (50)
Cardiovascular risk factors, n (%)
 Arterial hypertension 39 (51)
 Hypercholesterinemia 30 (40)
 Cardiac family history 20 (26)
 Smoking 24 (32)
 Diabetes mellitus 12 (16)
 Adiposity 23 (30)
Laboratory parameters, mean (SD)
 Creatinine µmol/l 81.0 (58.9)
 Total cholesterol, mmol/l 5.1 (0.95)
 LDL cholesterol, mmol/l 3.4 (0.91)
 HDL cholesterol, mmol/l 1.4 (0.43)
 Triglyceride, mmol/l 1.6 (0.96)
 Uric acid, µmol/l 299.9 (78.4)
Medical history, n (%)
 Atrial fibrillation 6 (7.9)
 Paroxysmal 4 (5.3)
 Persistent 1 (1.3)
 Permanent 1 (1.3)
 COPD 3 (3.9)
 Asthma 1 (1.3)
 Cancer 15 (19.7)
 Radiotherapy 2 (3)
Agatston score
 0 29 (38)
 1–100 27 (36)
 101–400 13 (17)
 > 400 7 (9)
  1. COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, SD standard deviation