Table 5: Factors associated with moderate to high risk based on the Framingham risk score.

FactorsLow risk (<10%)Moderate/high risk (≥10%) -value

Male41/76 (53.9%)14/14 (100%)0.001
Age ≥ 45 years17/76 (22.3%)14/14 (100%)0.000
Tetraplegia25/76 (32.8%)3/14 (21.4%)0.30*
WC ambulation48/76 (63.2%)5/14 (35.7%)0.55
Duration of SCL 5 years23/76 (30.3%)3/14 (21.4%)0.75*
Cigarette smoking4/76 (5.3%)3/14 (21.4%)0.07*
Abdominal circumference11/76 (14.5%)1/14 (7.1%)0.68*
BMI ≥ 23 kg/m215/76 (7.1%)1/14 (7.1%)0.45*
Exercise less than 30 min/day44/76 (57.9%)10/14 (71.4%)0.39

*Fisher’s exact test.