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Table 1 Characteristics of the 1066 patients enrolled in the study, divided according to the presence (+) or absence (-) of cerebral infarction.

From: Brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity and symptomatic cerebral infarction in patients with type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional study

  Cerebral infarction  
  (+) n = 86 (-) n = 980 p
baPWV(m/s) 18.94 ± 4.95 16.46 ± 3.62 <0.001
Age (years) 67.3 ± 7.8 60.3 ± 10.7 <0.001
Body mass index (kg/m2) 23.9 ± 2.8 23.9 ± 3.8 0.89
Gender (male/female) 58/28 667/313 0.99
Duration of diabetes (years) 11.3 ± 9.1 9.4 ± 8.7 0.066
Antihypertensive agents (%) 43.0 33.4 0.44
Antihyperlipidemic agents (%) 30.2 22.5 0.14
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg) 137.0 ± 18.5 131.6 ± 19.6 0.014
Diastolic blood pressure (mmHg) 79.2 ± 10.6 78.8 ± 10.8 0.67
Hemoglobin A1c (%) 7.42 ± 1.5 7.56 ± 1.8 0.49
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 4.95 ± 0.91 5.02 ± 1.06 0.86
HDL-cholesterol (mmol/L) 1.40 ± 0.44 1.47 ± 0.93 0.54
Triglycerides (mmol/L) 1.53 ± 0.83 1.72 ± 1.16 0.82
Smokers (%) 40.7 36.1 0.47
  1. Plus-minus values are means ± S.D. baPWV: brachial ankle pulse wave velocity, HDL: high-density lipoprotein.