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Table 1 Patient characteristics. Data are presented as mean ± SD (range or number of patients)

From: Definition of common carotid wall thickness affects risk classification in relation to degree of internal carotid artery stenosis: the Plaque At RISK (PARISK) study

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Age 68 ± 9 (39–88) years
Male 73 (N = 138) %
BMI 27 ± 4 (17–43) kg/m2
Systolic blood pressure 140 ± 19 (97–210) mmHg
Diastolic blood pressure 79 ± 9 (54–105) mmHg
Pulse pressure 61 ± 16 (27–117) mmHg
Stroke / TIA/ amaurosis fugax 46/42/12 (N = 87/80/22) %
Current smoking 23 (N = 43) %
Diabetes Mellitus 21 (N = 41) %
Hypercholesterolemia 57 (N = 107) %
Hypertension 59 (N = 111) %