Table 1

Characteristics of all patients (N=71) and per high and low resilience

VariablesAll (N=71)Low resilience (n=35)High resilience (n=36)p Value
Age (years)57.8±9.858.2±10.057.3±9.70.703
Male gender (%)77.574.380.60.527
Highest level of education (%)0.180
 Primary school8.511.45.6
 Vocational school73.280.066.7
Body mass index (kg/m2)28.2±5.327.4±5.629.0±5.00.221
Hypertension (%)54.954.355.60.914
Hypercholesterolemia (%)49.342.955.60.285
Diabetes (%)11.314.38.30.428
Smoking (%)42.337.147.20.390
Previous MI (%)
Positive family history of35.242.927.80.184
coronary artery disease (%)
History of depression (%)22.528.616.70.230
Myocardial infarction (%)0.327
Number of diseased vessels (%)0.287
 0 vessel1.40.02.8
 1 vessel39.431.447.2
 2 vessel33.842.925.0
 3 vessel25.425.725.0
Killip classification (%)0.805
 Killip I87.388.686.1
 Killip II8.58.68.3
 Killip III1.40.02.8
 Killip IV2.82.92.8
Troponin T peak (µg/L)4.0±4.55.0±5.53.1±3.00.078
LVEF (%)48.5±11.948.9±12.648.1±11.30.778
  • Data are shown as mean±SD or %.

  • LVEF, left ventricular ejection fraction; MI, myocardial infarction; STEMI, ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.