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Table 2 Frequencies and percentages for variables representing medical history

From: Complementary and alternative medicine use in coronary heart disease patients: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

Variable Categories Numbersa %
Rehabilitation type Home 35 27.2
Hospital 93 72.8
Pattern of CHD PTCA 88 68.7
CABG 20 15.65
Angina 20 15.65
CHD incidence time <  5 years 74 57.7
5–10 years 37 28.5
11–20 years 14 11.4
>  20 years 3 2.4
Disorders Respiratory problems 7 5.7
Hypertension 42 33.0
Diabetes mellitus 34 26.4
Peripheral vascular disease 28 21.7
Renal problems 4 2.8
Hyperlipidaemia 12 9.4
Others 1 1
Emergency admission or hospitalization due to CHD Yes 101 78.9
No 27 21.1
  1. CHD coronary heart disease; PTCA percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty; CABG coronary artery bypass graft
  2. aThere were missing data on some of the variables