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Table 3 Associations between carotid plaque compositional metrics and prior coronary events

From: Incremental value of carotid intraplaque hemorrhage for discriminating prior coronary events

  Unadjusted Adjustedb
  OR (95 % CI)a p value OR (95 % CI)a p value
% calcification 1.3 (1.0, 1.8) 0.083 1.2 (0.8, 1.7) 0.40
% LRNC 1.4 (1.0, 1.9) 0.052 1.2 (0.8, 1.8) 0.40
% fibrous tissue 0.6 (0.4, 0.8) 0.002 0.7 (0.4, 1.1) 0.13
Presence of IPH 2.6 (1.2, 5.7) 0.014 2.9 (1.1, 7.6) 0.033
  1. aData are presented as odds ratios per 1-SD higher values for continuous variables
  2. bAdjusted for age, gender, smoking status, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, diabetes mellitus, statin use and percent wall volume
  3. % = percent volume; CI = confidence interval; IPH = intraplaque hemorrhage; OR = odds ratio; SD = standard deviation