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Table 2 Distribution of Cardiovascular and Noncardiovascular Diseases

From: Use of biological based therapy in patients with cardiovascular diseases in a university-hospital in New York City

  Users Nonusers p value
Average number of diseases 4 3 NSS
Range 1 – 10 1 – 8  
Average number of cardiovascular diseases 3 3 NSS
   Arrhythmia 25 32  
   Congestive Heart Failure 38 52  
   Coronary Heart Disease 45 54  
   Hyperlipidemia 31 43  
   Hypertension 56 65  
   Other1 12 14  
   Post-heart Transplant Recipient 1 2  
   Thromboembolic Disease 13 16  
   Valvular Heart Disease 11 14  
Average number of noncardiovascular diseases 2 1 NSS
   Arthritis 25 17  
   Cancer 3 4  
   Diabetes Mellitis 33 33  
   Gastrointestinal Disease 19 13  
   Hypothyroidism 5 11  
   Nervous System Disorder 8 9  
   Ocular Disease 6 6  
   Other2 30 13  
   Pulmonary Disease 12 13  
   Renal Disease 7 12  
  1. 1aneurysm, peripheral vascular disease, infective endocarditis, pulmonary hypertension, congenital heart disease;
  2. 2allergic rhinitis, scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematosis, Raynaud's disease, benign prostatic disease, osteoporosis