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Table 1 Number of subjects with a diagnosis of CHD prior to incident AMI by decade of age for men and women

From: The gender specific frequency of risk factor and CHD diagnoses prior to incident MI: A community study

  < 50 50–59 60–69 70–79 80+
Women N = 150 N = 4 N = 24 N = 25 N = 43 N = 54
   CHD Diagnosis prior to MI 0 (0%) 6 (33%) 12 (48%) 24 (56%) 36 (67%)
   No CHD Diagnosis prior to MI 4 (100%) 18 (67%) 13 (52%) 19 (44%) 18 (33%)
Men N = 148 N = 20 N = 34 N = 32 N = 34 N = 28
   CHD Diagnosis prior to MI 2 (10%) 9 (26%) 7 (22%) 13 (38%) 14 (50%)
   No CHD Diagnosis prior to MI 18 (90%) 25 (74%) 25 (78%) 21 (62%) 14 (50%)