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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the patients

From: Association between metabolic syndrome and multiple lesions of intracranial atherothrombotic stroke: a hospital-based study

  Men P1 Women P2 P3
All Single Multiple All Single Multiple
Number, n 137 (100 %) 67 (49 %) 70 (51 %) 65 (100 %) 40 (62 %) 25 (38 %) 0.09
Age (years) 68 ± 9 67 ± 11 69 ± 7 0.17 70 ± 10 70 ± 12 69 ± 7 0.62 0.20
Obesity 28 (20 %) 14 (21 %) 14 (20 %) 0.90 24 (37 %) 12 (30 %) 12 (48 %) 0.14 0.01*
High BP 101 (74 %) 49 (73 %) 52 (74 %) 0.88 41 (63 %) 24 (60 %) 17 (68 %) 0.52 0.12
Hyperglycemia 64 (47 %) 26 (39 %) 38 (54 %) 0.07 42 (65 %) 23 (58 %) 19 (76 %) 0.13 0.02*
High TG/low HDL-C 70 (51 %) 28 (42 %) 42 (60 %) 0.03* 33 (51 %) 16 (40 %) 17 (68 %) 0.03* 0.97
 High TG 66 (48 %) 26 (39 %) 40 (57 %) 0.03* 31 (48 %) 14 (35 %) 17 (68 %) 0.01* 0.94
 Low HDL-C 7 (5 %) 3 (4 %) 4 (6 %) 0.74 7 (8 %) 3 (8 %) 4 (16 %) 0.28 0.14
MetS 25 (18 %) 10 (15 %) 15 (21 %) 0.33 19 (29 %) 7 (18 %) 12 (48 %) 0.01* 0.08
  1. Independent t-test, P1: single vs. multiple in men, P2: single vs. multiple in women, P3: all men vs. all women.
  2. BP blood pressure, TG triglyceride, HDL high-density lipoprotein, MetS metabolic syndrome.