Mediators of Inflammation / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Linking CD11b+ Dendritic Cells and Natural Killer T Cells to Plaque Inflammation in Atherosclerosis

Table 1

Patient characteristics.

VariableCarotid artery plaque ()Femoral artery plaque ()Significance

Age (years)72 ± 271 ± 2NS
Male gender (%)6068NS
Degree of artery stenosis (%)82 ± 287 ± 1NS
Risk factors (%)
 Family history2046 < 0.05
 Hypertension7178NS
 Hypercholesterolemia8075NS
 Diabetes mellitus4227NS
 Smoking4670 < 0.01
 Obesity2922NS
 Prior vascular intervention4668NS
Medication (%)
 Acetylsalicylic acid9892NS
 NSAIDs33NS
 Beta-blockers4665NS
 Calcium channel blockers3422NS
 ACE inhibitors4335NS

Significant differences between plaque locations; NS: no significance.

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