International Journal of Vascular Medicine / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Atherosclerotic Extension of Carotid Arteries: An Insertion in Clinical Practice

Table 2

Comparison between patients with and without PAD in relation to carotid stenosis, age, number of risk factors, abdominal circumference, and body mass index.

Not PAD ()PAD () value
MeanSDMeanSD

Age (years)65.59.365.69.00.931
Body mass index30.57.427.05.8<0.001
Abdominal circumference103.913.897.516.40.001
Number of risk factors3.41.23.81.30.010
Carotid stenosis degree1.71.22.51.1<0.001

Note:significant difference between groups by the nonparametric Mann–Whitney test. Carotid stenosis degree represents variable on ordinal scale (0 = normal, 1 = thickening, 2 = atheroma, 3 = %, 4 = stenosis 50 to 69%, 5 = %, and 6 = occlusion).

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