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Table 4 Association between suboptimal EF at baseline and risk factors

From: Role of baseline echocardiography prior to initiation of anthracycline-based chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

Variable Non Yes P value
Diabetes    0.3
Non 167 (83.1) 4 (66.7)  
Yes 34 (16.9) 2 (33.3)  
Dyslipidemia    0.3
No 163 (81.5) 4 (66.7)  
Yes 37 (18.5) 2 (33.3)  
Hypertension    0.2
No 149 (74.1) 3 (50.0)  
Yes 52 (25.9) 3 (50.0)  
aCAD    0.01*
No 195 (97.5) 4 (66.7)  
Yes 5 (2.5) 2 (33.3)  
Smoking status    0.1
No 124 (63.3) 5 (100.0)  
Yes 72 (36.7) 0 (0.0)  
bBMI    
0 (18–25) 54 (28.0) 2 (40) 1.0
1 (25–30) 72 (37.3) 2 (40)  
2 (30–35) 46 (23.8) 1 (20)  
3 (35–40) 15 (7.8) 0 (0.0)  
4 (>40) 5 (2.6) 0 (0.0)  
5 (<18) 1 (0.5) 0 (0.0)  
  1. *P value < 0.05 statistically significant. aCAD: Coronary artery disease. bBMI: Body Mass Index.