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Table 3 Multivariable analysis of factors associated with the small lesion-only type

From: Atherosclerotic plaque locations may be related to different ischemic lesion patterns

  Model 1, unadjusted
Odds ratio (95% CI)
Model 2,
aOdds ratio (95% CI)
Model 3,
bOdds ratio (95% CI)
ICA-ECA angle, °
CCA-ICA angle, °
CCA-ECA angle, °
Low-body plaque
0.998 (0.965–1.032)
0.978 (0.940–1.018)
1.021 (0.986–1.057)
2.571 (1.041–6.087)*
0.999 (0.959–1.040)
0.970 (0.927–1.015)
1.029 (0.987–1.073)
3.058 (1.107–8.449)*
0.999 (0.960–1.042)
0.970 (0.927–1.016)
1.027 (0.984–1.072)
3.106 (1.105–8.728)*
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. aAdjusted for hypertension, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and white blood cell count.
  3. bAdjusted for age, male sex, hypertension, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and white blood cell count.
  4. Abbreviations: CCA common carotid artery, CI confidence interval, ECA external carotid artery, ICA internal carotid artery