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Table 2 Frequency of Carotid Plaque with Age in RA patients and controls.

From: Biomarkers of oxidant stress, insulin sensitivity and endothelial activation in rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study of their association with accelerated atherosclerosis

age (years) controls RA patients p value
< 50 0/8 (0%) 2/13 (15%) ns
50–59 6/26 (23%) 10/19 (53%) 0.042
> 60 8/14 (57%) 7/14 (50%) ns
all subjects 14/48 (29%) 19/46 (41%) ns
  1. Values are shown as the number of affected individuals with percentage of the total. Fisher's Exact Probability test was used to calculate significance between groups.
  2. ns = not significant.