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Table 3 Patient backgrounds, categorical variables

From: RESEARCH (Recognized effect of Statin and ezetimibe therapy for achieving LDL-C Goal), a randomized, doctor-oriented, multicenter trial to compare the effects of higher-dose statin versus ezetimibe-plus-statin on the serum LDL-C concentration of Japanese type-2 diabetes patients design and rationale

Number of cases Double dose of statin Statin + ezetimibe p value
   n = 56 n = 53
Male % 57.1 58.5 0.887
Smoking % 23.6 25.0 0.869
Family history of CAD % 9.3 9.6 0.950
Hypertension % 67.9 58.5 0.311
Hypertriglyceridemia % 34.5 41.5 0.456
CKD % 16.1 9.4 0.301
Low HDL-C % 3.6 7.5 0.363
History of stroke % 3.6 0.0 0.169
History of CAD % 10.7 15.1 0.495
  1. The data were assessed using the χ2-test. CAD: coronary artery disease.