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Table 1 Patient characteristics at baseline

From: Effects of a nurse-based case management compared to usual care among aged patients with myocardial infarction: results from the randomized controlled KORINNA study

Characteristic Intervention group (n=161) Control group (n=168)
Sociodemographics and comorbidities   
Mean age, years (SD) 75.2 (6.0) 75.6 (6.0)
Male sex, % (n) 62.7% (101) 61.3% (103)
Diabetes mellitus, % (n) 28.0% (45) 36.3% (61)
Congestive heart failure, % (n) 29.8% (48) 28.0% (47)
Blood pressure, mean (SD)*   
Systolic BP, mmHg 121.6 (13.7) 124.2 (13.5)
Diastolic BP, mmHg 71.4 (7.8) 71.3 (8.3)
BMI (kg/m 2 ), mean (SD)* 27.7 (4.2) 27.3 (3.9)
Physical/mental health, mean (SD)*   
HAQ-DI score 0.8 (0.8) 0.8 (0.8)
Barthel-index 90.8 (17.1) 90.8 (17.5)
IADL-Score 5.6 (1.6) 5.6 (1.5)
MMST 26.7 (4.1) 26.4 (3.8)
GDS 3.2 (3.1) 3.2 (2.6)
Social support 3.9 (0.6) 3.9 (0.6)
WHO-5-well-being index 13.6 (6.8) 13.2 (6.9)
  1. *Due to missing values, the number of observations ranges between 155 and 161 in the intervention, and 161 and 167 in the control group.