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Table 6 Predictors of vascular events by multivariate analysis

From: Carotid plaque rather than intima-media thickness as a predictor of recurrent vascular events in patients with acute ischemic stroke

  RR CI P value
Age 1.018 1.000–1.036 0.051
Male 2.255 1.474–3.449 <0.001
DM 2.061 1.1311–3.239 0.002
Creatinine 1.969 1.205–3.217 0.007
LVESD 1.030 0.982–1.081 0.228
EF 0.983 0.952–1.015 0.290
Plaque, CCA 1.947 1.000–3.790 0.050
Plaque, bulb 1.469 0.965–2.236 0.073
Plaque, ICA 1.749 0.946–3.015 0.060
Plaque, any site 1.699 1.139–2.533 0.027
LCCA IMT 1.696 0.692–4.158 0.248
RCCA IMT 1.766 0.719–4.339 0.215
Mean CCA IMT 2.207 0.800–6.091 0.126
DM + plaque 3.779 2.101–6.796 <0.001
  1. RR relation risk, CI confidence interval, DM diabetes mellitus, LVESD left ventricle end systolic dimension, EF ejection fraction, CCA right common carotid artery, ICA internal carotid artery, Rt right, Lt left, CA carotid artery, IMT intima-media thickness