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Table 1 Baseline data of patients.

From: MRI plaque imaging reveals high-risk carotid plaques especially in diabetic patients irrespective of the degree of stenosis

  DM 2 No DM 2 P
N 51 (28.3) 129 (71.7)  
Symptomatic, n (%) 20 (39.2) 29 (22.5) 0.02
Age, range, mean (years) 51-86 (71.2) 49-87 (71.2) 0.67
Sex, male, n (%) 30 (58.8) 79 (61.2) 0.11
Hypertension, men (%) 43 (84.3) 110 (85.3) 0.87
Atrial Fibrillation, n (%) 2 (3.9) 8 (6.2) 0.55
Current or former smoker, n (%) 28 (54.9) 62 (48.1) 0.41
Hypercholeserolemia, n (%) 31 (60.8) 82 (63.6) 0.73
Coronary heart disease, n (%) 9 (17.6) 39 (30.2) 0.09
Moderate stenosis, n (%) 22 (43.1) 59 (45.7) 0.75
Severe stenosis, n (%) 29 (56.9) 70 (54.3) 0.72
  1. DM 2: Type 2 Diabetes mellitus; N: number.; P: P-value.