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Table 1 Comparison of clinical characteristics between the restenotic and primary atherosclerotic plaque (control) groups

From: Non-invasive imaging of carotid arterial restenosis using 3T cardiovascular magnetic resonance

  Restenosis Controls p-value
Mean age (years) 71 78 0.01
Mean percentage stenosis 51% 49% 0.93
Female gender 16% 32% 0.32
Hypertension 80% 72% 0.74
Diabetes 12% 28% 0.29
Smoker 84% 52% 0.03
Previous myocardial infarction 28% 16% 0.50
Previous CABG 16% 8% 0.67
Treated lipids 76% 68% 0.75
Previous atrial fibrillation 4% 8% 1.00