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Table 3 Comparison ( t -test) between subjects with and without carotid atherosclerosis

From: Serum calcium level is related to both intima-media thickness and carotid atherosclerosis: a neglect risk factor in obese/overweight subjects

Variables Atherosclerosis presence Atherosclerosis absence p
AGE (years) 57,42 ± 8 45 ± 11 <0,001
SBP(mmHg) 129 ± 15 122 ± 14 <0,001
DBP(mmHg) 77 ± 10 77 ± 9 0,334
WC (cm) 103 ± 13 106 ± 14 0,049
BMI 32 ± 5 34 ± 6 <0,001
Calcium (mg/dl) 9,4 ± 0,3 9,3 ± 0,4 0,029
Tot cholesterol (mg/dl) 222 ± 46 217 ± 43 0,116
HDL (mg/dl) 51 ± 14 50 ± 13 0,413