Table 2

Lifestyle data for 2783 women and 3108 men with ischaemic heart disease

VariableNo (%) of womenNo (%) of menP value (χ2 test)
Height recorded2218 (80)2589 (83)<0.0001
Weight recorded2305 (83)2645 (85)0.02
Body mass index recorded:2197 (79)2552 (82)0.002
  Index >30 (kg/m2)558 (25)514 (20)<0.0001
Blood pressure recorded:2643 (95)2986 (96)0.04
  Last recording >160/90 mm Hg675 (26)544 (18)<0.0001
  Last recording >140/85 mm Hg1598 (60)1553 (52)<0.0001
Smoking status recorded:2386 (86)2779 (89)<0.0001
  Non-smoker1648 (69)1477 (53)<0.0001
  Former smoker330 (14)686 (25)
  Current smoker408 (17)616 (22)
Any family history recorded1526 (55)1805 (58)0.01
Family history of cardiovascular disease881 (32)995 (32)0.77