Quartiles of DII score


Variable

1^{st} quartile

2^{nd} quartile

3^{rd} quartile

4^{th} quartile

P value


N = 113

N = 113

N = 113

N = 113


Age (y)

57.94 ± 8.58

59.89 ± 9.07

57.51 ± 8.80

60.67 ± 9.23

0.022

Gender male [n (%)]

89 (78.8)

84 (74.3)

83 (73.5)

76 (67.3)

0.039

BMI (kg/m^{2})

27.25 ± 3.75

27.25 ± 3.75

27.73 ± 3.90

26.49 ± 3.92

0.009

Diabetic [n (%)]

43 (38.1)

49 (43.3)

47 (41.6)

52 (46)

0.048

High education level [n (%)]

17 (15.3)

18 (16.2)

17 (15.5)

14 (13)

0.049

Smokers [n (%)]

45 (39.8)

42 (37.2)

40 (35.7)

31 (27.4)

0.054

Hyperlipidemia [n (%)]

77 (68.1)

78 (69)

87 (77)

79 (69.9)

0.48

Hypertension [n (%)]

59 (52.2)

57 (50.4)

45 (40.2)

55 (48.7)

0.32

MI [n (%)]

50 (45)

55 (49.1)

60 (53.1)

61 (54)

0.029

 BMI body mass index, MI myocardial Infarction. P value for discrete variables based on ChiSquare Test and for continuous variables based on ANOVA. Discrete and continuous variables data are presented as number (percent) and mean (SD). High educational attainment was defined as educational level more than 12 years