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Table 1 Comparison of potential risk factors between patients with significant ACAS and those with non-significant ACAS

From: Correlation between significant asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis and severity of peripheral arterial occlusive disease in the lower limb: a retrospective study on 200 patients

Factors Non-significant ACAS
(153 cases)
Significant ACAS
(47 cases)
P-value
Age (years) 58.5 ± 8.5 72.9 ± 9.1 0.032*
Sex (male) 105 (68.6%) 26 (55.3%) 0.093
Cigarette-smoking 120 (78.7%) 46 (97.9%) < 0.001*
Diabetes 142 (92.8%) 46 (97.9%) 0.294
Hypertension 135 (88.2%) 45 (95.7%) 0.133
Coronary heart disease 148 (96.7%) 18 (38.3%) 0.707
Alcohol-beverage drinking 127 (83.0%) 45 (95.7%) < 0.001*
Triglyceride (mmol/L) 1.33 ± 0.55 1.37 ± 0.53 0.618
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.63 ± 0.96 5.02 ± 1.12 0.025*
Fibrinogen (g/L) 3.82 ± 0.91 4.18 ± 1.05 0.038*
  1. ACAS Asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis
  2. *Significant P value