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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics among groups

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Impact of guidewire selection and operator expertise on radiation exposure in transradial angiography

  Non-hydrophilic Hydrophilic Pvalue Well-experienced Less-experienced Pvalue
(n = 518) (n = 517) (n = 716) (n = 319)
Age, years 66.15 ± 10.58 65.86 ± 10.93 0.665 66.20 ± 10.92 65.58 ± 10.36 0.397
Male, n (%) 287 (55.4) 300 (58) 0.415 413 (57.7) 174 (54.5) 0.377
Hypertension, n (%) 349 (67.4) 347 (67.1) 0.947 489 (68.3) 207 (64.9) 0.283
Diabetes, n (%) 137 (26.4) 133 (25.7) 0.832 198 (27.7) 72 (22.6) 0.092
Hyperlipemia, n (%) 78 (15.1) 80 (15.5) 0.863 116 (16.2) 42 (13.2) 0.225
Smoking, n (%) 167 (32.2) 163 (31.5) 0.841 219 (30.6) 111 (34.8) 0.18