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Table 2 Coronary risk factors

From: Stanford type B aortic dissection is more frequently associated with coronary artery atherosclerosis than type A

Variables Group A Group B p value
(n = 71) (n = 74)
Hypertension 39 (55%) 59 (80%) 0.003
Hyperlipidemia 11 (15%) 15 (20%) 0.594
Diabetes Mellitus 5 (7%) 11 (15%) 0.216
Smoking habit 30 (42%) 37(50%) 0.406
Family history 28 (39%) 30 (41%) 0.865
  1. A: Stanford type A dissection; B: Stanford type B dissection
  2. Continuous variables are expressed as the mean ± standard error and categorical variables as the number (%) or as indicated