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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients compared according to RDW level

From: Role of pre-operative red cell distribution width estimation in the prediction of in-hospital mortality after off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting

Variables Group A Group B Group C p value
Age (years) 54.51 ± 9.33 53.75 ± 7.67 56.64 ± 9.30 0.334
Gender (male) 65 (86.7) 32 (88.9) 35 (89.7) 0.947
BMI (kg/m2) 24.02 ± 3.32 23.13 ± 2.30 23.84 ± 3.28 0.359
Risk factors
 Smoker 49 (65.3) 27 (75.0) 29 (74.4) 0.481
 IHD/MI 57 (76.0) 29 (80.6) 31 (75.5) 0.872
 PVD 1 (1.3) 0 (0.0) 3 (7.7) 0.120
 Hypertension 53 (70.7) 20 (61.1) 19 (48.7) 0.070
 Diabetes mellitus 32 (42.7) 18 (50.0) 20 (51.3) 0.650
EuroSCORE II 0.94 ± 0.33 1.05 ± 0.44 1.31 ± 0.75 0.001
Preoperative diagnoses
 SVD 2 (2.7) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)  
 DVD 11 (14.7) 4 (11.1) 4 (10.3)  
 TVD 36 (48.0) 24 (66.7) 26 (66.7) 0.475
 SVD with LMD 1 (1.3) 1 (2.8) 1 (2.6)  
 DVD with LMD 7 (9.3) 0 (0.0) 2 (5.1)  
 TVD with LMD 18 (24.0) 7 (19.4) 6 (15.4)  
  1. Data are shown as Mean ± SD. Figure within parenthesis indicates percentage. p value < 0.05 is considered statistically significant
  2. BMI Body Mass Index, IHD ischemic heart disease, MI Myocardial Infarction, PVD peripheral vessel disease, EuroSCORE European System for Cardiac Operative Risk Evaluation, SVD single vessel disease, DVD double vessel disease, TVD triple vessel disease, LMD left main vessel disease