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Table 6 Subgroup analyses of relationships between blood glucose variability and percent lipid and fibrous volume

From: Association between blood glucose variability and coronary plaque instability in patients with acute coronary syndromes

Subgroup Percent lipid volumes Percent fibrous volumes
DM r = 0.29, p = 0.13 r = −0.26, p = 0.18
Non DM r = 0.67, p < 0.0001 r = −0.68, p < 0.0001
STEMI r = 0.41, p = 0.006 r = −0.41, p = 0.006
NSTE-ACS r = 0.73, p = 0.005 r = −0.76, p = 0.003
No treatment with statins before admission r = 0.50, p = 0.0005 r = −0.51, p = 0.0004
No treatment with anti-diabetic drugs before admission r = 0.50, p = 0.0004 r = −0.50, p = 0.0004
LDL-C ≥140 mg/dl r = 0.48, p = 0.02 r = −0.51, p = 0.01
LDL-C <140 mg/dl r = 0.44, p = 0.01 r = −0.42, p = 0.01
  1. Abbreviations shown in Table 1