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Table 3 Association between plaque characteristics and recurrent stroke

From: Co-existing intracranial and extracranial carotid artery atherosclerotic plaques and recurrent stroke risk: a three-dimensional multicontrast cardiovascular magnetic resonance study

  Discriminating presence of recurrent stroke
  OR 95% CI p
Before adjustmenta
 Intracranial plaques    
  MaxWT, mm 1.06 0.30–3.670 0.929
  Length 1.02 0.74–1.42 0.887
  Stenosis 1.03 0.95–1.12 0.478
  Calcification 1.05 0.230–3.75 0.939
  LRNC 1.67 0.52–5.43 0.393
  IPH 2.17 0.32–14.85 0.429
  Plaque number 11.26 1.27–100.23 0.030
 Extracranial plaques    
  MaxWT 2.01 0.58–7.01 0.274
  Length 1.08 0.90–1.31 0.406
  Stenosis 0.98 0.92–1.03 0.374
  Calcification 2.80 0.39–20.17 0.307
  LRNC 1.01 0.40–2.60 0.977
  Plaque number 1.39 0.49–3.98 0.536
 Co-existing plaques    
  Plaque number 2.42 1.04–5.64 0.040
After adjustmenta
 Intracranial plaques    
  MaxWT, mm 0.80 0.20–3.24 0.755
  Length 0.89 0.60–1.33 0.573
  Stenosis 1.06 0.96–1.18 0.221
  Calcification 0.49 0.07–3.41 0.469
  LRNC 1.41 0.36–5.48 0.621
  IPH 1.00 0.05–21.91 0.999
  Plaque number 15.93 0.92–275.99 0.057
 Extracranial plaques    
  MaxWT 3.05 0.57–16.34 0.193
  Length 1.14 0.871.50 0.342
  Stenosis 0.98 0.92–1.04 0.515
  Calcification 3.77 0.40–35.75 0.248
  LRNC 1.05 0.29–3.77 0.940
  Plaque number 1.42 0.44–4.59 0.562
 Co-existing plaques    
  Plaque number 3.16 1.03–9.71 0.044
  1. aThe logistic regression was conducted before and after adjusting for the traditional risk factors, including age, gender, BMI, history of hypertension, smoke, diabetes, and hyperlipidemia