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Table 1 Baseline demographics of cohort A and cohort B

From: Feasibility, diagnostic performance and clinical value of an abbreviated echocardiography protocol in an out-patient cardiovascular setting: a pilot study

  Cohort A (n = 212) Cohort B (n = 175) Significance (p-value)
Age (Median, years) 59 59  
Male 114 (54%) 92 (53%) 0.81
Ethnicity Caucasian 130 (61%) 76 (43%) 0.0004
Indian 36 (17%) 26 (15%) 0.57
Chinese 5 (2%) 2 (1%) 0.37
Black 18 (8%) 12 (7%) 0.55
Mixed 3 (1%) 3 (2%) 0.81
Other/Unknown 20 (9%) 56 (32%) < 0.001
Cardiovascular Risk Factors Current smoker 36 (17%) 30 (17%) 0.97
Hypertension 94 (44%) 87 (50%) 0.29
Hyperlipidaemia 97 (46%) 101 (58%) 0.02
Diabetes Mellitus 39 (18%) 43 (25%) 0.14
Family history of coronary artery disease 31 (15%) 32 (18%) 0.33
Body mass index > 30 kg/m2 67 (32%) 40 (23%) 0.06
Previous history of coronary artery disease 2 (1%) 4 (2%) 0.29
Referral Source Community 186 (88%) 112 (64%) < 0.0001
Hospital 10 (5%) 73 (42%) < 0.0001