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Table 2 Follow-up CAC-related parameters according to baseline AIP tertiles

From: Association between atherogenic index of plasma and coronary artery calcification progression in Korean adults

  T1 T2 T3 P value
N 376 373 375  
Follow-up CACS 27.8±83.5 53.3±162.7 64.0±191.6 <0.01
Categorical CACS     <0.01
 0 271 (72.1) 223 (59.8) 208 (55.5)  
 <0 and≤10 14 (3.7) 27 (7.2) 29 (7.7)  
 >10 91 (24.2) 123 (33.0) 138 (36.8)  
Follow-up Ln (CACS+1) 1.07±1.88 1.54±2.12 1.77±2.19 <0.01
Observation time (years) 4.1±2.2 4.2±2.3 4.3±2.2 0.32
CAC progression (%) 66 (17.6) 102 (27.3) 122 (32.5) <0.01
  1. Data are mean ± SD, number (percentage)
  2. Statistical significances were tested by Oneway analysis of variances among groups
  3. CACS coronary artery calcium score, AIP atherogenic index of plasma