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Table 1 Comparison of clinical characteristics of study population

From: Size of carotid artery intraplaque hemorrhage and acute ischemic stroke: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance Chinese atherosclerosis risk evaluation study

  Mean ± SD or n (%) p
Patients with ACI Patients without ACI
(n = 196) (n = 491)
Age, years 60.9 ± 9.8 63.3 ± 10.1 0.005
Gender, male 154 (78.6) 323 (65.8) 0.001
BMI, kg/m2 24.9 ± 3.1 24.2 ± 3.1 0.010
Smoke 114 (58.2) 233 (47.5) 0.011
Diabetes 77 (39.3) 139 (28.3) 0.005
Hypertension 149 (76.0) 367 (74.7) 0.727
SBP, mmHg 145.8 ± 24.7 144.7 ± 20.7 0.999
DBP, mmHg 88.4 ± 13.7 86.9 ± 13.4 0.138
Hyperlipidemia 108 (55.1) 272 (55.4) 0.944
TC, mmol/L 4.5 ± 1.2 4.7 ± 1.1 0.093
TG, mmol/L 1.9 ± 1.2 1.8 ± 1.0 0.833
HDL, mmol/L 1.1 ± 0.4 1.1 ± 0.3 0.089
LDL, mmol/L 2.8 ± 0.9 3.1 ± 1.0 0.004
CAD 34 (17.3) 75 (15.3) 0.502
  1. ACI Acute cerebral infarction, BMI body mass index, SBP systolic blood pressure, DBP diastolic blood pressure, LDL low density lipoprotein, HDL high density lipoprotein, TC total cholesterol, TG triglycerides, CAD coronary artery disease