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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of participants

From: Baseline elevated Lp-PLA2 is associated with increased risk for re-stenosis after stent placement

Variables Normal Lp-PLA2 (n = 196) Elevated Lp-PLA2 (n = 130) P value
Age (years) 57.4 ± 11.6 58.3 ± 13.2 0.115
Male (%) 130 (66.3) 85 (65.4) 0.172
Ever smoking (%) 103 (52.6) 71 (54.6) 0.168
HTN (%) 105 (53.6) 72 (55.4) 0.138
DM (%) 40 (20.4) 28 (21.5) 0.144
Family history (%) 82 (41.8) 58 (44.6) 0.126
BMI (Kg/m2) 25.4 ± 2.7 25.6 ± 2.2 0.278
CHOL (mmol/L) 4.64 ± 1.08 4.78 ± 1.12 0.389
LDL-C (mmol/L) 2.46 ± 0.79 2.68 ± 0.93 0.175
HDL-C (mmol/L) 1.08 ± 0.36 1.07 ± 0.33 0.405
Log TG (mmol/L) 0.17 ± 0.22 0.15 ± 0.21 0.141
Lp(a) (mg/dL) 27.6 ± 8.4 32.4 ± 10.5 0.062
CREA (umol/L) 93.5 ± 36.4 97.4 ± 32.8 0.804
BUN (mmol/L) 6.7 ± 1.3 7.1 ± 1.6 0.628
Uric acid (umol/L) 394.5 ± 122.5 377.6 ± 112.8 0.767
Hs-CRP (mg/L) 4.11 ± 0.92 4.07 ± 0.86 0.276
Lp-PLA2 (ng/mL) 123.2 ± 33.6 336.8 ± 85.4 <0.001
LVEF (%) 65.4 ± 12.6 63.8 ± 10.2 0.446
FS (%) 28.5 ± 3.3 27.2 ± 3.6 0.308
Anti-DM (%) 34 (85.0) 24 (85.7) 0.147
Anti-HTN (%) 98 (93.3) 67 (93.1) 0.325
  1. Denote: HTN = hypertension, DM = diabetes mellitus, BMI = body mass index, CHOL = total cholesterol, TG = triglyceride, Lp(a) = lipoprotein(a), CREA = creatinine, BUN = blood uria nitrogen, LVEF = left ventricular ejection fraction, FS = fraction shortening.