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Table 1 Demographics of the patient cohort

From: Surveillance of moderate-size aneurysms of the thoracic aorta

Risk Factor N (%)
Age (Mean, Std) 70 ± 9
Body Mass Index [BMI] (Mean, Std) 31.6 ± 6
Systolic Blood Pressure (Mean, Std) 132 ± 14
Diastolic Blood Pressure (Mean, Std) 76.3 ± 12
Hypertension 89 (81%)
Diabetes 21 (19%)
Chronic Kidney Disease [CKD] 8 (7%)
Cerebrovascular Disease [CVD] 9 (8%)
Peripheral Vascular Disease [PVD] 5 (5%)
Prior Myocardial Infarction [MI] 19 (17%)
Previous Percutaneous Coronary Intervention [PCI] 19 (17%)
History of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft [CABG] Procedure 17 (15%)
Smoking Status  
  Last smoked < 2 weeks of surgery 14 (13%)
  Last smoked > 1 year before surgery 68 (62%)
  >3 months to < 1 year before surgery 2 (1.8%)
  Never Smoked 17 (15.6%)
  Unknown 8 (7%)
Hyperlipidemia 65 (59%)
Use of Diuretic Medications 35 (32%)
Use of ACE or ARB Medications 52 (47%)
Use of Beta-blocker [BB] Medication 45 (41%)
Use of Lipid Lowering Agent [LLA] Medication 57 (52%)