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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients

From: Association of some hemostasis and endothelial dysfunction factors with probability of presence of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques in patients with coronary atherosclerosis

Parameter Men (n = 54) with stable plaques in the coronary arteries Men (n = 63) with vulnerable plaques in the coronary arteries p
Age, years 60.82 ± 7.01 59.71 ± 8.69 0.398
Systolic blood pressure 141.05 ± 16.44 135.68 ± 15.0 0.108
Diastolic blood pressure 86.22 ± 9.51 82.74 ± 9.75 0.920
Pulse rate 67.98 ± 6.11 71.24 ± 7.07 0.280
History of MI 71.4% 76.4% 0.582
History of angina pectoris 100% 100% 0.403
 I FC 0 0
 II FC 14.3% 12.7%
 III FC 69.0% 78.2%
 IV FC 16.7% 9.1%
Essential hypertension 83.3% 87.1% 0.384
 Ist 0 3.7%
 IIst 11.9% 5.6%
 IIIst 71.4% 77.8%
Chronic heart failure 97.6% 100% 0.439
 Ist 35.7% 42.6%
 IIst 61.9% 53.6%
 IIIst 0 1.9%
 IVst 0 1.9%
History of diabetes type 2 11.9% 27.3% 0.064
Overweight (BMI 25–29.9 kg/m2) 34.1% 46.3% 0.440
Obesity (BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2) 48.8% 42.6% 0.764
 Obesity, 1 degree 30–34.9 78.9% 82.6%
 Obesity, 2 degree 35–39.9 21.1% 17.4%
 Obesity, 3 degree ≥ 40 0 0
Smoking 26.2% 12.7% 0.077
History of hyperlipidemia 76.2% 65.5% 0.252
Multivascular atherosclerotic lesion of coronary arteries (more than two vessels) 92.1% 89.6% 0.689