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Table 1 Clinicopathological variables and the status of intimal and media thickness

From: The more critical murderer of atherosclerosis than lipid metabolism: chronic stress

Characteristics Intimal thickness P Media thickness P
Low (%) High (%)   Low (%) High (%)  
Sex Female 19 8 (21.6%) 11 (29.7%) 0.842 13 (35.1%) 6 (16.2%) 0.642
Male 18 7 (18.9%) 11 (29.7%) 11 (29.7%) 7 (18.9%)
Condition* normal 11 11 (29.7%) 0 (0.0%) < 0.001 11 (29.7%) 0 (0.0%) < 0.001
HF 13 4 (10.8%) 9 (24.3%) 10 (27.0%) 3 (8.1%)
HF + CS 13 0 (0.0%) 13 (35.1%) 3 (8.1%) 10 (27.0%)
AST* Low 19 12 (32.4%) 7 (18.9%) 0.004 13 (35.1%) 6 (16.2%) 0.642
High 18 3 (8.1%) 15 (40.5%) 11 (29.7%) 7 (18.9%)
LDLC* Low 13 11 (29.7%) 2 (5.4%) < 0.001 12 (32.4%) 1 (2.7%) 0.010
High 24 4 (10.8%) 20 (54.1%) 12 (32.4%) 12 (32.4%)
TC* Low 12 11 (29.7%) 1 (2.7%) < 0.001 11 (29.7%) 1 (2.7%) 0.018
High 25 4 (10.8%) 21 (56.8%) 13 (35.1%) 12 (32.4%)
TG Low 25 12 (32.4%) 13 (35.1%) 0.182 17 (45.9%) 8 (21.6%) 0.564
High 12 3 (8.1%) 9 (24.3%) 7 (18.9%) 5 (13.5%)
  1. Pearson’s chi-squared test was used. *P < 0.05