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Table 1 Patient demographics and characteristics

From: High prevalence of human cytomegalovirus in carotid atherosclerotic plaques obtained from Russian patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy

Clinical parameters Values
Male : Female (n) 72: 18
Age (mean ± SD) 62.0 ± 8.2
Symptoms, yes (%) 38.6 (32 of n*83)
Ipsilateral carotid stenosis (%) 78.0 ± 10.3 (of n*77)
Risk factors:
Smoking, yes (%) 48.1 (37 of n*77)
BMI (kg/m2) 26.7 ± 4.7 (of n*78)
Diabetes mellitus type 2, yes (%) 26.3 (21 of n*80)
Hypertension, yes (%) 96.3 (78 of n*81)
Total cholesterol (mmol/L) 5.6 ± 1.3 (of n*84)
Treatment:
Statins (%) 33.3% (27 of n*81)
Antiplatelet drugs (%) 82.5 (66 of n*80)
Antihypertensive drugs (%) 73.8 (59 of n*80)
  1. BMI body mass index, values are mean ± SD if not indicated otherwise, n* number of patients with available variant; Symptoms refer to transient ischemic attack, ischemic stroke or retinal ischemia.