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Table 1 Traditional risk factors vs I/D ACE genotypes distribution among MI cases

From: Impact of I/D polymorphism of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene on myocardial infarction susceptibility among young Moroccan patients

  MI cases (N = 140) P value (< 0.05)
II n (%) ID n (%) DD n (%)
Age (years)     0.1
 < 45 5 (6.8) 18 (24.3) 51 (68.9)  
 > 55 3 (4.5) 27 (40.9) 36 (54.6)  
Gender     0.06
 ♂ 6 (6.8) 22 (25) 60 (68.2)  
 ♀ 2 (3.8) 23 (24.3) 27 (51.9)  
Hypertension     0.3
 Yes 1 (1.9) 17 (32.7) 34 (65.4)  
 No 7 (8) 28 (31.8) 53 (60.2)  
Diabetes     0.5
 Yes 4 (8.9) 14 (31.1) 27 (60)  
 No 4 (4.2) 31 (32.6) 60 (63.2)  
Smoking     0.9
 Yes 4 (6.6) 19 (31.1) 38 (62.3)  
 No 4 (5.1) 26 (32.9) 49 (62)  
Obesity     0.01*
 Yes 3 (12) 13 (52) 9 (36)  
 No 5 (4.4) 32 (27.8) 78 (67.8)  
Dyslipidemia     0.6
 Yes 1 (2.9) 12 (34.3) 22 (62.8)  
 No 7 (6.7) 33 (31.4) 65 (61.9)  
Familial history of CVD     0.6
 Yes 0 (0) 4 (40) 6 (60)  
 No 8 (6.2) 41 (31.5) 81 (62.3)  
  1. * Statistically significant