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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of the study population on angiography

From: Non-culprit plaque characteristics in acute coronary syndrome patients with raised hemoglobinA1c: an intravascular optical coherence tomography study

  NA1c (n = 68) RA1c (n = 69) DM (n = 79) P value PNA1c vs. RA1c PNA1c vs. DM PRA1c vs. DM
Plaques, n 95 93 117     
Plaques/person, n 1.4 ± 0.7 1.4 ± 0.6 1.4 ± 0.7 0.473 N/A N/A N/A
MLA, mm 2.04 ± 0.44 1.96 ± 0.33 1.98 ± 0.42 0.370 N/A N/A N/A
Reference diameter, mm 3.10 ± 0.64 3.02 ± 0.53 3.00 ± 0.62 0.704 N/A N/A N/A
%DS 34.3 ± 2.5 35.0 ± 4.00 34.0 ± 1.3 0.020* 0.070* 0.380 0.006*
Lipid length, mm 13.9 ± 7.2 17.0 ± 8.3 16.3 ± 7.8 0.008* 0.006* 0.023* 0.516
Location     0.966 N/A N/A N/A
RCA
 Proximal 12 (12.6) 8 (8.6) 11 (9.4)     
 Mid 9 (9.5) 10 (10.8) 8 (6.8)     
 Distal 8 (8.4) 8 (10.8) 12 (10.3)     
LAD
 Proximal 7 (7.4) 14 (15.1) 12 (10.3)     
 Mid 16 (16.8) 14 (15.1) 22 (18.8)     
 Distal 11 (11.6) 9 (9.7) 15 (12.8)     
LCX
 Proximal 23 (24.2) 20 (21.5) 24 (20.5)     
 Distal 9 (9.5) 10 (10.8) 13 (11.1)     
  1. DM diabetes mellitus, NA1c normal haemoglobinA1c, RA1c raised haemoglobinA1c, LAD left anterior descending artery, LCX left circumflex artery, RCA right coronary artery, %DS percent diameter stenosis
  2. Values are mean ± SD or n (%). *P < 0.05