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Table 2 Age- and sex-adjusted resistin values according to types of cardiovascular disease.

From: Diabetes and hypertension markedly increased the risk of ischemic stroke associated with high serum resistin concentration in a general Japanese population: the Hisayama Study

  Number Age- and sex-
adjusted resistin
values (ng/ml)
P vs. no cardiovascular disease cases
No cardiovascular disease 3,026 10.3 (3.8-28.0) -
Cardiovascular disease 175 11.7 (4.2-32.4) 0.002
   Ischemic stroke 90 13.0 (4.7-35.7) < 0.001
Lacunar infarction 51 12.1 (4.4-32.9) 0.02
Atherothrombotic infarction 29 16.3 (6.0-44.4) < 0.001
Cardioembolic infarction 7 11.5 (4.2-31.0) 0.55
Undetermined infarction 3 6.7 (1.7-18.0) 0.14
   Hemorrhagic stroke 43 10.3 (3.8-28.1) 0.90
Brain hemorrhage 31 11.1 (4.1-30.2) 0.37
Subarachnoid hemorrhage 12 8.6 (3.2-23.2) 0.22
   Coronary heart disease 55 11.3 (4.1-31.0) 0.14
  1. Resistin is shown by geometric mean and 95% confidenceintervals due to the skewed distribution.