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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of symptomatic vs. asymptomatic patients

From: Serum Biomarkers and Classification and Regression Trees Can Discriminate Symptomatic from Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease Patients

Variables Clinical characteristics p value
Symptomatic patients (number of patients: n = 82) Asymptomatic patients (number of patients: n = 54)
Body Mass Index (BMI) (kg/m2) 26.9 ± 3.8 24.2 ± 2.3 < 0.001
Systolic Blood Pressure (BP) (mmHg) 141.9 ± 22.4 131.7 ± 13.2 0.007
Triglycerides (mg/dl) 227.0 ± 85.6 85.7 ± 47.1 < 0.001
White Blood Cells (WBC) (thousands/mm3) 7.1 ± 1.8 5.4 ± 1.2 < 0.001
  1. Data are: means ± SD