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Table 2 Association between risk factors and the presence of MRI-defined high-risk lesion types in our population of patients presenting with carotid artery stenosis (n = 180).

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

Variable Odds Ratio 95% confidence Interval P-value
   Lower Upper  
Symptomatic Stenosis 13,35 5.19 34.29 <0.001
Degree of Stenosis 0,84 0.43 1.99 0.843
Diabetes Type II 2,58 1.14 5.84 0.023
Elevated Cholesterol 1,11 0.50 2.50 0.793
Coronary Heart Disease 1,11 0.47 2.60 0.816
Atrial Fibrillation 2,41 0.45 12.76 0.303
Hypertension 0,61 0.21 1.74 0.353
Current or Former Smoker 1,06 0.51 2.22 0.873
Preprocedural DWI-Lesion 1,01 0.36 2.86 0.989