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Table 1 Characteristics of 9,231 subjects registered for isolated coronary artery bypass surgery in British Columbia, 1991–2000.

From: Time on wait lists for coronary bypass surgery in British Columbia, Canada, 1991 – 2000

Characteristic N (%)
Age group (y)   
   <50 732 (7.9)
   50–59 2005 (21.7)
   60–69 3530 (38.2)
   70–79 2770 (30.0)
   ≥ 80 194 (2.1)
Sex   
   Women 1634 (17.7)
   Men 7597 (82.3)
Urgency at registration   
   Priority 1 659 (7.1)
   Priority 2 6496 (70.4)
   Priority 3 1963 (21.3)
   Unknown 113 (1.2)
Major comorbidity at registration   
   None 4769 (51.7)
   Minor comorbidity 2450 (26.5)
   CHF, diabetes, COPD, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer 2012 (21.8)
Registration period   
   1991–1992 1724 (18.7)
   1993–1994 1889 (20.5)
   1995–1996 2010 (21.8)
   1997–1998 1888 (20.5)
   1999–2000 1720 (18.6)
  1. Abbreviations: CHF – congestive heart failure COPD – chronic obstructive pulmonary disease