Skip to main content

Table 2 Demographic characteristics for patients with non-coronary chest pain (NCCP) and population controls, according to the postal survey distributed in 2005

From: Non-coronary chest pain does not affect long-term mortality: a prospective, observational study using a matched population control

  Patients with NCCP (n = 279) (%) Population controls (n = 530) (%) p-value
Age at inclusion
 35–49 years (%) 27 29 0.778
 50–59 years (%) 37 38
 60–69 years (%) 24 21
 70–79 years (%) 13 12
Sex (M/F) (%) 43/57 43/57 0.842
Married (%) 79 75 0.160
Education
 Compulsory educationa (%) 49 41 0.054
 Upper secondary school (%) 34 42
 University (%) 17 18
Current smokers (%) 13 16 0.383
Current tobacco snuffers (%) 10 10 0.940
  1. aLess than 10 years in school