Table 1

Baseline sociodemographic information

TRA (n=66)TFA (n=149)P value
GenderMale(29) 43.9%(63) 42.3%0.88
Female(37) 56.1%(86) 57.7%
Median age62 (44–70)58 (49.5–68)0.92
≥65(25) 7.9%(49) 32.9%0.53
<65(41) 62.1%(100) 67.1%
EthnicityHispanic and African(11) 16.7%(24) 16.1%0.99
White(55) 83.3%(125) 83.9%
SmokingCurrent(9) 13.6%(16) 10.7%0.78
Former(26) 39.4%(57) 38.3%
Never(31) 47.0%(76) 51.0%
Alcohol HxCasual(15) 22.7%(26) 17.4%0.13
Never/rare(42) 63.6%(113) 75.8%
Abuse/freq(9) 13.6%(10) 6.7%
CVDPresent(38) 57.6%(90) 60.4%0.76
None(28) 42.4%(59) 39.6%
DiabetesPresent(8) 12.1%(16) 10.7%0.82
None(58) 87.9%(133) 89.3%
PT Care typeIn PT(12) 18.2%(63) 42.9%0.001
Out PT(54) 81.8%(84) 57.1%
  • CVD, cardiovascular diseases; DM, diabetes mellitus; Freq, frequently; Hx, history; N, number; PT, patient; TFA, transfemoral arterial; TRA, transradial arterial.