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Table 2 Univariate findings for patients with and without an adverse composite endpoint

From: Surveillance of moderate-size aneurysms of the thoracic aorta

  All patients Without any adverse composite endpoints With any adverse composite endpoints p-value
Number of Patients 110(100%) 96 (87.27%) 14 (12.73%) --
Total Years Followed (Time from First to Last CT Scan) 3.23 (2.23) 3.04 (2.19) 4.58 (2.12) 0.01
Patient Characteristics
Age (Mean, STD) 70.02 (9.46) 69.59 (9.42) 72.93 (9.59) 0.22
Proportion of Patients with Hypertension 89 (80.91%) 78 (81.25%) 11 (78.57%) 0.73
Aortic Aneurysm [AA] Measurement Description
Index Size (Mean, STD) 4.45 (0.37) 4.40 (0.33) 4.81 (0.40) 0.001
Final Size (Mean, STD) 4.49 (0.46) 4.40 (0.35) 5.17 (0.51) <0.0001
Total Average Growth (Mean, STD) 0.04 (0.29) −0.004 (0.23) 0.36 (0.34) 0.0009
Total Average Growth Per Year (Mean, STD) 0.03 (0.24) 0.01 (0.22) 0.16 (0.42) 0.017
Average First Year Growth (Mean, STD) 0.02 (0.24) 0.02 (0.20) 0.01 (0.47) 0.15
First Year Growth Rate (Mean, STD) −0.33 (3.51) 0.008 (0.34) −2.63 (9.79)  
First Year Growth Rate Alternative Calculation (Mean, STD) −0.009 (0.42) −0.01 (0.32) −0.001 (0.85) 0.133